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  • r  to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
    he was wholly convinced

  • But he is wholly uninterested in the details, so much so that he's not even aware that an invitation has been extended to perform with U2, possible headliners at East Timor's gala .
  • This deliberate move was not wholly undramatic.
  • Delegate selection there is actually a 3-step process that is wholly independent from today's results.
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  • Sarah Palin in guardian.co.uk
    Palin, however, said: "I believe that man's activities certainly can be contributing to the issue of global warming, climate change. ...... Regardless though of the reason for climate change, whether it's entirely, wholly caused by man's activities...
  • Mitch McConnell in Los Angeles Times
    I think the economy is just as likely to begin to recover on its own, wholly aside from this, before much of this has an impact,says Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) "So I'm very skeptical that this massive sort of spending...
  • John Major in National Post (registration) (blog)
    Yet taken together, their performance at gathering, analysing and communicating information was "wholly deficient. The level of error, incompetence, and inattention which took place before the flight was sadly mirrored in many ways for many years,...

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