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literal -- as in: in the most literal sense
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The Hobbit
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  • Perhaps I took it too literally —1 have been told that dwarves are sometimes politer in word than in deed.
  • Chapter 18 The Return Journey When Bilbo came to himself, he was literally by himself.

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  • She thinks the creation story in the Bible is a literal description; while he thinks it is poetic.
  • The computer has no common sense. It will interpret everything you tell it literally.

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