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literal -- as in: in the most literal sense
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The House of Mirth
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  • It was not, indeed, anything specific that he feared: there had been a literal truth in his declaration that he did not think anything would happen.
  • "I don’t mean, literally, to take the next train.

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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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