mostly

Part of speech: adverb

For the most part; principally.

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Usage examples "mostly":

  1. He usually had a small piece of forest, mostly hard wood. - "The Young Forester", Zane Grey.
  2. The way was mostly dark, and during the latter portion of it, I was much too weary to look up where she sat on her great horse. - "The Flight of the Shadow", George MacDonald.
  3. They are chiefly from the prison ships, and some from the Sugar House, and are mostly sick. - "American Prisoners of the Revolution", Danske Dandridge.