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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VERITABLY

He had veritably saved her father from disaster; had saved her from—from many things.

The things were not only close: they were veritably upon us!

He was breathing heavily; he looked, veritably, a wounded man.

The grandson, then and there, was veritably drunk with the frenzy of despair!

Yes, it is even so: this is no vain phrase; it is veritably so.

His house was veritably his castle, where he had fortified himself.

This was veritably a period of financial delirium in Boston.

He will veritably, if he get orders, draw out a long sword and kill me.

It is prior to our intellect, independent of it, veritably the generator of Things.

This involuntary injustice to him was, she saw again, veritably crazed.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Anglo-French and Old French veritable "true," from verité (see verity) + -able. Probably lost mid-17c. and reborrowed or revived after 1830. Related: Veritably.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR VERITABLY

actually

adjectivetruly real, existent
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