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literally

Synonyms of literally in English:

adverb

  • their name, translated literally, means ‘the river’
    verbatim, word for word, line for line, letter for letter, to the letter;
    exactly, precisely, faithfully, closely, strictly, strictly speaking, accurately, rigorously
    rare literatim
    [Antonyms] loosely, imprecisely, metaphorically
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