Vocabulary lesson 91

seemingly (adv.) you use seemingly when you want to say that something seems to be true.
- She moved to Spain, seemingly to enjoy a slower style of life.
modest (adj.) you use modest to describe something such as an amount, rate or improvement which is fairly small.
- Unemployment rose to the still modest rate of 0.7%.
biased (adj.) if someone is biased, they prefer one group of people to another and behave unfairly as a result.
- University funding was tremendously biased towards scientists.
supposedly (adv.) something that is supposedly true, is said to be true by some people.
- He was supposedly a tough man to work for.
surprisingly (adv.) you use surprisingly to introduce a piece of information that you think is unexpected or unusual.
- He did surprisingly well in the election last year.

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