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very thing

noun as in real McCoy

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Example Sentences

We recently saw that very thing with the new “Annie” movie because a black actress played Annie.

He then might have kept himself from becoming the very thing he so passionately denounced.

And thankfully we have seen that very thing happening over the past few years.

She will, in the end, be that very thing of which every Indian parent dreams: a doctor.

They must advocate for the very thing their photo ops in Amman implied, infrastructural integration and political interdependence.

There were great exclamations of satisfaction, and gratitude; "it was the very thing wanted, only how could he have contrived it?"

But the eternal existence of these stars is the very thing which the atheist is concerned to prove.

For awhile it almost seemed as though she were about to do this very thing, and the suspense nearly drove the girls frantic.

But your fashionable doctor's clientele, oh sublime Jenkins, consists of that very thing alone.

The most direct benefit is derived from studying the very thing one wishes to know about, not from studying something else.


On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to the very thing, such as: actually, categorically, definitely, doubtless, exactly, and positively.

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