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nightdream
Posted: Sunday, August 11, 2019 7:30:23 PM

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What is the difference between "wholly", "entirely" and "completely"?


A river dries up entirely/completely

I ate it up wholy/completely
palapaguy
Posted: Sunday, August 11, 2019 10:24:31 PM

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nightdream wrote:
What is the difference between "wholly", "entirely" and "completely"?

A river dries up entirely/completely

I ate it up wholy/completely



Have you tried looking up the word definitions in an online dictionary? Any specific questions about those definitions?
Adyl Mouhei
Posted: Monday, August 12, 2019 1:51:05 AM

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As adverbs, the difference between completely and wholly is that completely is (manner) in a complete manner; fully; totally; utterly while wholly is completely and entirely; to the fullest extent.
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