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It was so easy to target and literally harass our community.

Officials seldom step in to stop a fight unless one participant is being pounded into a vegetable or until the fighters bring the action literally down to the ice.

It’s going to literally take years to see the effects of this time on the industry.

From Digiday

Google’s latest announcement took the weight off nofollow links—quite literally.

It not only represents another way to improve UX and conversions but literally shows us what’s missing in our content strategy and product range.

He was then literally slapped around by the high priest, who pulled on his ears in an effort to produce tears.

There was poop humor—literally—when Valerie's house becomes flooded with fecal matter after a pipe bursts.

“He literally went underground to hold services,” Moscow-based dissident and journalist Victor Davidoff said in an email.

So for the 12 years he spent at Aldgate, Chaucer was mostly alone, with a teeming urban scene literally beneath his feet.

But once Kanye came along, Kim had to literally clean out her closet.

“You appear to feel it so,” rejoined Mr. Pickwick, smiling at the clerk, who was literally red-hot.

As I write dead quiet reigns on the Peninsula, literally dead quiet.

In a moment more Phœbe and Alice were at the door which admits to a passage leading literally to the side of the house.

First,—unless we get between the Divisional Generals and the enemy, there is literally no room!

On either side the carnage had been terrible, and the pathways of the village were literally choked with the dead.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to literally, such as: actually, completely, directly, plainly, precisely, and really.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.