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very

Synonyms of very in English:

adverb

  • I'm not very brave read each question very carefully
    all that, to a great extent, most, so, too;
    Scottish unco;
    Frenchtrès;
    Northern English right
    informalterrifically, awfully, terribly, devilishly, madly, majorly, seriously, desperately, mega, ultra, oh-so, too-too, stinking, mucho, damn, damned, too … for words
    informal, , dateddevilish, hellish, frightfully
    British informalever so, well, bloody, dead, dirty, jolly, fair
    North American informalreal, mighty, powerful, awful, plumb, darned, way, bitching, mad
    South African informallekker
    archaicexceeding, sore
    [Antonyms] slightly, sort of, not particularly
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  • 1 that is the very thing I was thinking of myself
    exact, actual, precise, particular, specific, distinct
  • 2 this boy's a gold mine—he's the very thing I need
    British informalspot on, just the job
  • 3 the very word ‘modern’ was exciting to them
    mere, simple, pure, pure and simple, plain, basic;
    sheer, utter
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