Thursday, 15 December 2016

[5words] 20161129

gradually /ˈɡrædʒ.u.ə.li/ (B2) slowly over a period of time or a distance
Gradually, she realized that he wasn't telling her the truth.

increasingly /ɪnˈkriː.sɪŋ.li/ (B2) more and more
Increasingly, there is pressure on the council to reserve its decision.

interestingly /ˈɪn.trəs.tɪŋ.li/ used to introduce a piece of information that the speaker thinks is strangle or interesting
Interestingly, he never actually said that he was innocent.

alternatively /ɒlˈtɜː.nə.tɪv.li/ (B2) used to suggest another possibility
We could go to the Indian restaurant, or alternatively, we could try that new Italian place.

particularly /pəˈtɪk.jə.lə.li/ (B1) especially, or more than usual
We're particularly interested to hear from people who speak two or more European languages.


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