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virtual
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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Definition
to almost be something; or to effectively be something without entirely being it in a traditional sense
  • In truth he had virtually pleaded guilty to the charge, by scarcely aiming at such success as other men seek, and by taking only that humble and modest part in the intercourse of life which belongs to the alleged deficiency.
    Chapter 4 — A Day Behind the Counter (37% in)
  • —and you rise up from table virtually governor of the glorious old State!
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (43% in)

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