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veritable

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈver.ɪ.tə.bl̩/ us    /-ə.t̬ə-/
used to describe something as another, more exciting, interesting, or unusual thing, as a way of emphasizing its character: My garden had become a veritable jungle by the time I came back from holiday. The normally sober menswear department is set to become a veritable kaleidoscope of colour this season.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
veritably
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
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