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truly

adverb  us   /ˈtru·li/

truly adverb (CERTAINLY)

without a doubt; certainly: The area is truly beautiful.

truly adverb (ACTUALLY)

actually; correctly; in reality: Can it be truly said that he represents all the people of his country?

truly adverb (EXACTLY)

in an exact way: Tomatoes aren’t truly vegetables – they’re fruit.

truly adverb (SINCERELY)

sincerely: I’m truly sorry about the accident. Truly is sometimes used at the end of a letter instead of sincerely: Yours truly, Anne Very truly yours, Joseph Logan
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