What is the opposite of very?

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Adverb
Opposite of to a very large or great degree
“He only won an inappreciably small sum of money.”
Adverb
(with superlatives) Opposite of to firmly establish that nothing else surpasses in some respect
“He was the supposedly best student in his class according to his classmates.”
Adverb
Opposite of to a greater degree or in greater amounts than is necessary, normal, or desirable
Adverb
(informal) Opposite of to a very large or great degree
“Just make sure you are adequately hydrated when running around in this heat.”
Adverb
Opposite of to an absolute extent or degree
Adjective
Opposite of actual or precise
“These are the ambiguous words that were allegedly said by him.”
Adjective
Opposite of ideal or appropriate
“This toaster is the wrong thing I need to cook us dinner with.”
Adjective
Opposite of real or genuine
“The illusory aim of this form of government is the equal distribution of wealth to its people.”
Adjective
Opposite of the same or identical
“That was a different hotel to the one that I had stayed in during my holiday.”
Adjective
Opposite of relating to things that can be perceived by the senses, as opposed to abstractions
“Their biological warfare capability is probably more of a theoretical idea than anything else.”
Adjective
Opposite of to an absolute degree
“When he met the novelist at a dinner late in 1878, James was in partial agreement with his definition of what it meant to be English.”
Adjective
Opposite of used to emphasize that one is referring to an exact and particular thing
“We must note, however, that all these findings are etiologically nonspecific.”
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