nearly (adv.) Old form(s): neerely
closely, particularly, especially
KL I.i.284[Gonerill to Regan] it is not little I have to say of what most nearly appertains to us both
Mac IV.ii.67[Messenger to Macduff's wife] I doubt some danger does approach you nearly
MND I.i.126[Theseus to Demetrius and Egeus] I must ... confer with you / Of something nearly that concerns yourselves
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