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pretty

adjective [-er/-est only]  /ˈprɪt̬·i/ us  

pretty adjective [-er/-est only] (PLEASANT)

pleasant to look at, or (esp. of girls or women or things connected with them) attractive or charming in a delicate way: a pretty view My older sister is prettier than I am.

pretty

adverb [not gradable]  /ˈprɪt̬·i/ us  

pretty adverb [not gradable] (TO A LARGE DEGREE)

(used to give emphasis) to a large degree; to some degree: I’ve got a pretty clear idea of what’s going on. She was pretty tired. "How are you feeling?" "Pretty good, thanks."
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