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literally
used in Oryx and Crake

3 uses
  • A fish a week is all he can depend on, and the people take that literally: it can be a decent-sized fish or a very small one, all spikes and bones.
    p. 149.5
  • The slot for your micro-coded documents, the twenty-four-hour video-cam, the talking smiley faced box that would put you through the Q&A — the whole mechanism is literally shot to hell.
    p. 266.4
  • A couple of the test subjects had literally fucked themselves to death, several had assaulted old ladies and household pets, and there had been a few unfortunate cases of priapism and split dicks.
    p. 295.6

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