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mushiro
adverb

Alternate Written Forms:

[むし()·]
mushiro
[むしろ()]
mushiro

English Meaning(s) for むしろ

adverb
  1. rather; better; instead; if anything

Definition and Synonyms for むしろ

Rather on the contrary
Synonyms: むしろ, かえって, 反る, 返る
Rather more readily or willingly
Synonyms: むしろ

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Sample Sentences for むしろ

I would rather walk than wait for a bus.
Oceans do not so much divide the world as unite it.
I would as soon walk as take a taxi.
I would sooner starve than betray him.
It is not his illness that ruined him so much as his idleness.

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