You might want to have a word or two with your vocabulary teacher.
“Likely” does not mean an opinion.
adjective: likely; comparative adjective: likelier; superlative adjective: likeliest
such as well might happen or be true; probable.
"it was likely that he would make a televised statement"
synonyms: probable, distinctly possible, to be expected, odds-on, on, possible, credible, plausible, believable, within the bounds of possibility, imaginable; More
expected, anticipated, natural, prospective, predictable, predicted, foreseeable, ten to one, liable;
sure, destined, fated;
in the wind, in the air;
informalin the cards, a pound to a penny
"it seemed likely that a scandal of some sort would eventually break"
antonyms: unlikely, impossible, improbable
apparently suitable; promising.
"a likely-looking spot"
synonyms: suitable, appropriate, apposite, fit, fitting, acceptable, proper, right; More
reasonable, promising, hopeful
"it was a likely place for a romantic-minded young girl to frequent"
likely to succeed, promising, talented, gifted;
"what would I be needing money for with a likely lad like Tom here to support me?"
"we will most likely go to a bar"
synonyms: probably, in all probability, presumably, no doubt, doubtlessly;