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If you mean “rather, somewhat, or somehow,” use those terms, not kind of. When you use the expression what kind of, you should not include the article a. Thus:

What kind of job do you want?

Not:

What kind of a job do you want?

Example: I was somewhat uninterested, but I managed to ask her what kind of college her daughter wanted to attend.

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