informal To some extent; in some way or other: ‘Do you see what I mean?’ ‘Sort of,’ answered Jean cautiously
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- I'm going on my own with no clue about who is going to be there, which is sort of scary.
- You spray it in a big gap, and it sort of foams up dramatically in order to fill said aperture.
- I sort of assume you do so much writing that you don't need to do anything to keep sharp.
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