Almost, nearly, approximately, as in Our homework was pretty much finished. This adverbial usage differs from the use of pretty for “considerable” (as in pretty penny). [c. 1800]
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fairly, rather, quite, reasonably, moderately, ample, large, much, notable, sizable, some, something, tolerably
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