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in all likelihood


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  • adv. Very probably; almost certainly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with considerable certainty; without much doubt


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  • One half-year's peace more, -- which we desired on any terms, and they would on no terms bear, -- in all likelihood had set them where they would be.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • It was in all likelihood while Owen was attending in London on the meetings of this conference, that the senate embraced the opportunity of diplomating him Doctor of Divinity.

    Life of Dr Owen

  • During this last period he wrote his greatest ode, “Hail, Bright Cecilia”; his greatest pieces of Church music, the Te Deum and Jubilate; and in all likelihood his greatest sonatas, those in four parts.


  • General Lee's army was not half as large as Burnside's and if he had at any time made an attempt to advance, any force that he could have massed for that purpose without abandoning his line of defence entirely would in all likelihood have still encountered a superior force of infantry behind a strong line of defence, in addition to the artillery.

    Lieutenant General Jubal Anderson Early C.S.A. : autobiographical sketch and narrative of the War between the States,

  • Yesternight, however, there arrives a despatch from Fraser, apprising me that the American Miscellanies, second cargo, are announced from Portsmouth, and “will probably be in the River tomorrow”; where accordingly they in all likelihood now are, a fair landing and good welcome to them!

    The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol. I

  • And in all likelihood he was simply a stoked-up delivery boy playing macho head games with the only other driver on the road that night.

    Darkly Dreaming Dexter

  • PYTHAGORAS no doubt was much gratified at this; and the motto he adopted for his great Brotherhood, of which we shall make the acquaintance in a moment, was in all likelihood based on this event.

    Bygone Beliefs

  • In 1965, Rimland founded the Autism Society of America, which was in all likelihood the first mainstream organization that regarded a diagnosis of autism as anything other than a cause for despair and a source of shame.

    The Panic Virus

  • They blamed angry gods and mystical curses, but in all likelihood it was theS. mansoni.

    Seven Deadly Wonders


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