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merely: only, just, simply, solely
I merely mentioned his mother's name and he turned around and left! He can't stand to hear even just her name!
I was merely curious, there's no need to get angry. I only wanted to ask you about your problem, nothing else.
(a) mere (coincidence): (a) simple (coincidence), only (a coincidence)

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