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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvanishinglyvan‧ish‧ing‧ly /ˈvænɪʃɪŋli/ adverb   vanishingly small/improbable
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vanishinglyIt would need a gigantic and vanishingly improbable leap across genetic hyperspace.For just the same reason, it is vanishingly improbable that exactly the same evolutionary pathway should ever be travelled twice.Cells work to keep calcium at vanishingly low internal concentrations, in order to use it for signalling.But even if this conclusion is not justified, we can say that infallible beliefs must have vanishingly small content.If the object is very distant, linear magnification becomes vanishingly small.On average, the chances of weediness emerging by accident are vanishingly small.Statistically, however, the chance of avoiding synonyms altogether is vanishingly small.
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