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literal

adjective

  • 1 the literal sense of the word “dreadful”
    strict, factual, plain, simple, exact, straightforward; unembellished, undistorted; objective, correct, true, accurate, genuine, authentic
    the literal sense of the word “dreadful”
    [Antonyms] figurative
  • 2 a literal translation
    word-for-word, verbatim, letter-for-letter; exact, precise, faithful, close, strict, accurate
    a literal translation
    [Antonyms] loose

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Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw