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Definition of verry

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1. very [ r ] intensifiers
Examples: "she was very gifted" "he played very well" "a really enjoyable evening" (`real' is sometimes used informally for `really' as in "I'm real sorry about it" `rattling' is informal as in "a rattling good yarn")

Used in print:

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

Meanwhile , it was learned the State_Highway_Department is very near being ready to issue the first $ 30 million worth of highway reconstruction bonds .

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

`` It 's kind_of like golf - if you do n't swing a club very often , your timing gets off '' .

`` Kelsey is very doubtful for the Rice game '' , Meek said .

(The New York Times,...)

A spectator picked_up the ball and handed it to a small boy , who dropped this suddenly hot_potato in a very playable lie .

("Editorials"...)

The girls , very fetching in their uniforms , are shown firing rockets from a launcher mounted on a dump_truck ; they are also trained with carbines , automatic weapons , pistols , rifles and other such ladies ' accessories .

Synonyms very real rattling really

2. very [ a ] precisely as stated
Examples: "the very center of town"

Used in print:

(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)

By preying on the sick , by playing callously on the hopes of the desperate , by causing the sufferer to delay proper medical_care , these medical ghouls create pain and misery by their very activity .

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

It is an understandable paradox that most American history and most American literature is today written from an essentially egocentric and isolationistic point_of_view at the very time America is spreading her dominion over palm and pine .

The collector enjoys the contact with rural life ; he hunts folklore for the very `` field and stream '' reasons that many persons hunt game ; and only rarely is he acutely concerned with the meaning of what he has located .

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

It was Porter , however , who produced the very first movie whose name has lived on through the half century of film history that has since ensued .

(William S. Haymond, "Is Distance an Original...)

Men , trees , automobiles , houses , and_so_on - objects continually confronted in everyday life - had each its characteristic blot appearance and became easily recognizable , at the very beginning of tracing , by an inference as_to what each was .

Synonyms very Related Terms precise

3. very [ a ] being the exact same one; not any other:
Examples: "this is the identical room we stayed in before" "the themes of his stories are one and the same" "saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers" "on this very spot" "the very thing he said yesterday"

Used in print:

(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)

The tragic irony of the play is that the very belief in and concern with a devil who could be met in the woods and combatted with formulae set_out in books was the very thing that prevented them from detecting the real devil when he came among them .

The tragic irony of the play is that the very belief in and concern with a devil who could be met in the woods and combatted with formulae set_out in books was the very thing that prevented them from detecting the real devil when he came among them .

(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)

Until we translate this gospel into a language that enlightened men today can understand , we are depriving ourselves of the very resources on which the continued success of our witness most certainly depends .

(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)

You explain , `` I have the strangest feeling of having lived through this very same event before .

We know that the number of radio and television impulses , sound_waves , ultra-violet rays , etc. , that may occupy the very same space , each solitary upon its own frequency , is infinite .

Synonyms very identical one_and_the_same selfsame Related Terms same

4. very [ r ] precisely so
Examples: "on the very next page" "he expected the very opposite"

Used in print:

(Mr. America, 4:6...)

This is true only if a very wide grip is used and only when the greatest possible stretch is achieved .

(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

It does n't really matter which month of the year you sow them , but they germinate best when they have a wide variation of temperature , very warm followed by cool in the same 24 hours .

(Jay C. Harris and John R. Van Wazer, "Detergent...)

Dirt , which is here defined as particulate material which is usually inorganic and is very often extremely finely divided so as to exhibit colloidal properties .

(M. Yokoyama et al., "Chemical and serological...)

Because negative pressure dialysis gave better recovery of proteins , permitted detection of proteins concentrated from very dilute solutions and was a gentler procedure , it was used in all but the earliest experiments .

(B. J. D. Meeuse, The Story of Pollination....)

One of my favorites is A._armata , a species very common in England , where it is sometimes referred to as the lawn bee .

Synonyms very

5. very [ a ] used to give emphasis to the relevance of the thing modified
Examples: "his very name struck terror" "caught in the very act"

Used in print:

(Clayton C. Barbeau, The Ikon....)

Where their sharp edges seemed restless as sea waves thrusting themselves upward in angry motion , Papa-san sat glacier like , his smooth solidity , his very immobility defying all the turmoil about him .

The shapes of the men ahead of him lacked solidity , as if the whip had stripped them of their very flesh .

Synonyms very Related Terms actual

6. very [ a ] used to give emphasis
Examples: "the very essence of artistic expression is invention"- Irving R. Kaufman "the very back of the room"

Synonyms very Related Terms absolute

Rhymes with

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