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particularly

[per-tik-yuh-ler-lee, puh-tik-] /pərˈtɪk yə lər li, pəˈtɪk-/
adverb
1.
in a particular or to an exceptional degree; especially:
He read it with particularly great interest.
2.
in a particular manner; specifically; individually.
3.
in detail; minutely.
Origin of particularly
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English. See particular, -ly
Synonyms
1. exceptionally, specially. See especially. 3. scrupulously.
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  • I want in all cases to do right; and most particularly so in all cases with women.

  • Tutors' Lane is not particularly wide for such an important thoroughfare.

    Tutors' Lane Wilmarth Lewis
  • They were a silent crowd, most of them, particularly if they happened to have a manager along.

    The Boy Grew Older Heywood Broun
  • Then I am glad I ventured to say it, particularly as you are not angry with me this time.

    Deerbrook Harriet Martineau
  • We're all going to Caversham, just for Whitsuntide, and we particularly want you to come.

    The Way We Live Now Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for particularly

particularly

/pəˈtɪkjʊləlɪ/
adverb
1.
very much; exceptionally: I wasn't particularly successful
2.
in particular; specifically: pensioners, particularly the less well-off
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Word Origin and History for particularly
adv.

"in a special degree, more than others," 1670s, from particular (adj.) + -ly (2).

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