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truly

Synonyms of truly in English:

adverb

  • 1 tell me truly what you want
    truthfully, honestly, frankly, sincerely, candidly, openly, to someone's face, laying one's cards on the table
    informal pulling no punches
  • 2 I'm truly grateful to them
    sincerely, genuinely, really, indeed, from the bottom of one's heart, heartily, profoundly;
    very, surely, extremely, immensely, thoroughly, positively, completely, tremendously, totally, incredibly, awfully
    formal most
    informal sure
  • 3 this is truly a miracle
    without (a) doubt, unquestionably, undoubtedly, certainly, surely, definitely, beyond doubt, beyond question, indubitably, undeniably, beyond the shadow of a doubt;
    archaic forsooth, verily
  • 4 exams do not truly reflect children's abilities
    accurately, correctly, exactly, precisely, faithfully
    informal to a T
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