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certainly (adverb), more certainly, most certainly
1. Characterized by being without any doubt or qualification on the part of the speaker.
2. Relating to an emphatic denial or refusal.
3. Free from doubt or reservation; confident; sure: "I am certain she will come home tonight."
4. Capable of being relied on; dependable.

Although certain appears to be an absolute term, it is frequently qualified by adverbs; such as, in "fairly certain" or "quite certain".

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