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Identically the same thing is done in the construction of the flying machine.

And then, to complete the record, he got identically the same suggestion from Bob Standish.

The portraits were identically alike, and uniformly impassive.

He has a talent for appearing at identically the right moment.

Intrinsically the constitution of the mind is identically the same.

Are they not critically, accurately, and identically the same?

But in the Pass of Brandir all these particulars are identically to be traced.

It is the same bird we get in Britain, and behaves in identically the same way.

She was so identically the same Sophia that he had left so lately, that he felt reassured.

He informed me it was identically the same as the barn owl at home.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, as a term in logic, from Medieval Latin identicus "the same," from Late Latin identitas "identity, sameness," ultimately from comb. form of Latin idem "the same" (from id "it, that one;" see id) + demonstrative suffix -dem. General sense of "being the same or very similar" is from 1630s. Replaced Middle English idemptical (late 15c.), from Medieval Latin idemptitas "identity," from Latin idem. Related: Identically.

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