Filler adjectives and adverbs
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a considerable amount individual
extremely to a certain extent
for all intents and purposes very
1. They were absolutely so surprised to find so very much to do.
2. For all intents and purposes, German industrial productivity generally depends on factors that are really more economic in kind than of any given technical aspect.
1. They were surprised to find so much to do.
2. German industrial productivity depends on factors that are more economical than technological.