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Synonyms for firstly

in the first place

Synonyms for firstly

before anything else

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In favour of this view, I may add, firstly, that C.
It is possible, however, that my favourable impression of him may have been greatly influenced and strengthened, firstly, by his impressing upon his hearers that the true observance of religion was not inconsistent with a cheerful deportment and an exact discharge of the duties of their station, which, indeed, it scrupulously required of them; and secondly, by his cautioning them not to set up any monopoly in Paradise and its mercies.
Firstly, it's enough to have been done, without the mortification of being known to have been done.
Dean's bitter herbs; and firstly, let me beware of the fascination that lurks in Catherine Heathcliff's brilliant eyes.
Tom listened with some shame and some sorrow; but escaping as quickly as possible, could soon with cheerful selfishness reflect, firstly, that he had not been half so much in debt as some of his friends; secondly, that his father had made a most tiresome piece of work of it; and, thirdly, that the future incumbent, whoever he might be, would, in all probability, die very soon.
Firstly short sec os Firstly, that I dislike backing short-priced favourites and secondly that I miss out on a lot of winning short-priced favourites.
Fabius said there must firstly be a "strong determination" to fight ISIL terrorism and, secondly, "concrete" efforts to help those being persecuted by the radical movement.
Firstly is a view looking down Firstly is a view looking down Woodchurch Road, there's a fishmonger on the left, on the corner of Heathfield Road - I don't think it's there today.
Firstly bring back the NHS Direct service as the 101 helpline is a waste of time and money, and the length of questions asked and time it takes for them to take action is beyond belief.
Firstly, the equally-owned JV will be included JAL's current training centre located in Tokyo, Japan, along with CAE's training centre in Northeast Asia.
Firstly, lemons are packed with antioxidant vitamin C, which is great for the skin and for fighting disease-forming free-radicals.
Bangor turned the tables in similar fashion through Chris Jones just before the interval with David Brooks netting twice, firstly from the penalty spot and then rounding off a smart breakaway move.
Talk of buffer zones firstly is not on the table and secondly it is an unrealistic idea by hostile countries and the enemies of Syria," he said.
This month, the focus has switched from firstly Ireland, then to Spain and now back to Greece.
Firstly, don't give up so easily when it comes to transsexual groups - get back in touch with this one or try some others.