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Antonyms for specifically

in general, collectedly, mostly, all told, primarily, predominantly, chiefly, basically, overall, by and large, broadly, all-around, altogether, in the main, generally, mainly, collectively, principally, widely, Inclusively, largely, substantially.

Quotes of specifically

  1. Look, I think if you talk down to a kid or aim specifically at a kid, most kids aren't gonna like it, really, because most kids can feel when you are being patronizing. – Brad Bird
  2. After that, I specifically started writing lyrics. I would like sweat and think and get it all together. – Jim Capaldi
  3. In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion. – Carol P. Christ
  4. The way you want to respond is to ask a question: Is this technology directly relevant to our hedgehog concept? If the answer is YES, then we want to become pioneers, not in the technology, but in the application of that technology specifically linked to our hedgehog concept. – James Collins
  5. Not one role that I've played has been written specifically for me. – Taye Diggs
  6. The rolling contract was designed to specifically take away some of that retirement talk and retirement issue. – David Gill
  7. Right now my mind is on the people who stole our instruments, and, specifically the person with my guitar, which will no doubt end its days having Green Day songs worked out on it. A better fate was deserved- and while the reverence given to guitars annoys me, I shall miss it. – Jonny Greenwood
  8. I love Indian music very much, but I haven't studied that specifically – Lee Konitz
  9. However, the word madda in modern Hebrew specifically means science. – Norman Lamm
  10. To have a songwriter that wrote so specifically what I felt to be true... I've never been much of an actor either. If something is real for me, then I can do it. – Barry McGuire
  11. Because Social Security is specifically designed to boost the retirement income of low earners with a progressive benefit formula, the program has played an enormous and necessary role in keeping Latinas out of poverty. – Grace Napolitano
  12. Well, it's the Czech Republic now, but more specifically Prague. I went there when I was 12. – Anwar Robinson
  13. And when I went to Houston, they had a conditioning coach by the name of Gene Coleman. And that was the first time I had gone to an organization that had a program with a weight room and designed specifically for pitchers. – Nolan Ryan
  14. You can try to reach an audience, but you just write what comes out of you and you just hope that it is accepted. You do not write specifically to a generation. – Leon Uris

Usage examples for specifically

  1. All above the rank of knight were exempted from attendance on the sheriff's turn, unless specifically summoned. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  2. There is no more authority specifically conferred upon the marshal by this section to protect the judge from assassination in open court, without a specific order or command, than there is to protect him out of court, when on the way from one court to another in the discharge of his official duties. – Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California with Other Sketches; To Which Is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State by Stephen Field; George C. Gorham
  3. The constitution has specifically designated the means by which funds can be raised for the uses of the government, either in war or peace. – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud
  4. I have the deepest affection for the cause of the Duke of Savoy, but I cannot further it so long as I cannot tell what his Majesty specifically is resolved to do, and what hope is held out from Venice, Germany, and other quarters. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  5. It was not square dealing, but doing exactly what he specifically engaged to do. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  6. This, perhaps, makes it easier to enforce such contracts specifically – Popular Law-making by Frederic Jesup Stimson
  7. There is, therefore, no need for a specifically anti- religious test. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  8. But the origin of the essay was clearly his response, not simply to the poems and the controversy surrounding them, but specifically to what Milles and Bryant had written. –  by
  9. It confers no authority, save upon those specifically invested with it. – Three Prize Essays on American Slavery by R. B. Thurston A.C. Baldwin Timothy Williston
  10. And she knew all of those specifically named off by heart, for the swinging lines of a ballad form were Arethusa's idea of what real poetry should be. – The Heart of Arethusa by Francis Barton Fox
  11. Specifically the best sales territory consisted of the Middle West- what was then regarded as " The West"- of the United States and of Canada West, i. – History of the Comstock Patent Medicine Business and Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills by Robert B. Shaw
  12. These letters, all relating to office, fall within the general rule which even the very first week of my being engaged in the administration obliged me to establish, to wit, that of not answering letters on office specifically but leaving the answer to be found in what is done or not done on them. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  13. Much still baffled him, yet gradually more and more of what had happened became clear specifically in his memory. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  14. Here also the objective, in this case " diversion of the enemy force", is specifically indicated. – Sound Military Decision by U.s. Naval War College
  15. The exact status of the forms described by Jullien as Norodonia cambodgiensis and N. sinensis is doubtful, but I see no reason to regard them as specifically distinct from H. lacustris, Carter, of which they may be provisionally regarded as varieties. – Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa by Nelson Annandale
  16. Thus the external commerce of the specifically tropical countries subject to imperialistic rule is small compared to that of temperate countries exporting raw materials. – American World Policies by Walter E. Weyl
  17. Profiteers and exploiters are specifically denied the right to vote or to hold office. – The American Empire by Scott Nearing
  18. Specifically moral education, the building of character, will of course form an essential part of it: in fact must be present within it from the first. – The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day by Evelyn Underhill
  19. This is due, no doubt, to the well- known fact that associations tend to take form and grow more secure even after we have ceased to think specifically of the matter in hand. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  20. In this matter of book- burning the Archbishop seems at that time to have had sole authority, and doubtless many more books met with a fiery fate than are specifically mentioned. – Books Condemned to be Burnt by James Anson Farrer

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