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On the contrary, indeed, he appeared to joy immensely in Percival's way of life.

"Marvellous, indeed, is the mystery of our being," exclaimed Anaxagoras.

"If it be as you have said, Anaxagoras is indeed happier than princes," he replied.

Yet his voice was unbroken and he was, indeed, unconscious of the tears.

He walked, indeed, with a step of amazing springiness for a man of his years.

You are, indeed, fortunate in having escaped from the snare he laid for you.

Sir, I did not know fully—but indeed I should never have been so happy as I am now.

I am indeed pleased to get this rain at last, as the country is very dry.

We have been most fortunate in finding water, and I am indeed very thankful for it.

Then, indeed, she had burst upon him with an impetuous despair that had alarmed him.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., in dede "in fact, in truth," from Old English dæd (see deed). Written as two words till c.1600. As an interjection, 1590s; as an expression of surprise or disgust, 1834. Emphatic form in yes (or no) indeedy attested from 1856, American English.

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