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realistic

adjective  us   /ˌri·əˈlɪs·tɪk/
having or showing a practical awareness of things as they are: She is realistic about her chances of winning. Realistic also means appearing to be existing or happening in fact: The scene in the movie where the dinosaur hatches from the egg is incredibly realistic.
realistically
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˌri·əˈlɪs·tɪ·kli/
Realistically, we can’t afford a piano.
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