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likely

adverb by all odds, doubtless, doubtlessly, in all likelihood, in all probability, indubitably, more likely than not, most likely, no doubt, presumably, probably, undoubtedly, very likely, with almost a certainty
Associated concepts: likely to be reversed on appeal, likely to prevail, likely to uphold the law, likely violates the law
See also: apparent, appropriate, believable, circumstantial, convincing, deductible, fitting, future, ostensible, possible, potential, presumptive, probable, prone, prospective, provable, suitable, viable
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Exomoons" - or moons which orbit other planets - are thought to be among the likeliest places for alien life.
Brazilians (40%) were likeliest to exercise on the beach; when doing so, they may well stumble over the Japanese, who were 14 times likelier to relax (28%) than exercise (2%).
Somebody will be unlucky to make way and Neil Carter, Darren Maddy and Laurie Evans look likeliest while Clarke might not be risked as the Bears could ill-afford him to last only half a game as against Hampshire two weeks ago.
But despite England's immediate setback, Cook (61no) and Jonathan Trott (58) settled nerves to make a stalemate the likeliest outcome today in the three-match series which England lead 1-0.
But while cleaning is the likeliest solution to die lines, it may be that the propagation of the buildup that caused the lines in the first place can be slowed down by increasing the die-zone temperature setpoints.
Yet it is Yardy -after his 3-20 - in conducive conditions likely to be replicated throughout the Caribbean over the next two weeks - who is the likeliest of the two to retain his place once the competition begins.
Reacting to the news, Frances Tuke, spokesperson for the Association of British Travel Agent (ABTA), said that Tunisia and Morocco were the likeliest destinations to benefit from this trend thanks to the restructuring of the air passenger duty.
That left Silverstone as the likeliest setting for the race, but track officials are stalling over the terms of the contract being offered by Formula One rights holder Ecclestone.
People in Northern Ireland were the likeliest to have a holiday paid for by parents and this group were also the most likely to take a trip with their mothers and fathers in the near future.
Simply strap the AT-5 to a tree, a wood post or a metal fence post and then tilt and pivot the camera angle to cover the likeliest spots.