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How to use namely in a sentence
If Huckabee runs, the hurdles he faced the last time out, namely geography and money, would still be there.
The possibility that the same outcome could happen another way -- namely a guy asks me out -- keeps me from taking action.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating | Ellie Schaack | January 1, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
There is a notion of reincarnation; namely, that our children are really returning ancestors.
This is a common theme in the comedy being launched at ISIS; namely, making the point that ISIS is truly not Islamic.
He only wants to protect his immediate universe, namely his wife and son.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero | Regina Lizik | October 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This slaughter is accompanied by the tabagie and what follows it—namely, the singing and dancing.
And I am told that the governor ordained what had to be done, namely, to make no investigations against the dead woman.
Inside the walls of Manila there is only one Spanish parochial church, namely, the cathedral.
All these different signs prepared us for the most interesting moment of our voyage—namely, passing the line.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
On the 2nd of November I saw a festival of another description—namely, a religious one.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
British Dictionary definitions for namely
that is to say: it was another colour, namely green
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