verily

adverb ver·i·ly \ ˈver-ə-lē \

Definition of verily

1 :in truth :certainly

Examples of verily in a Sentence

  1. I verily believe that these accusations are false.

  2. verily, I don't remember a single thing about that course

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Origin and Etymology of verily

Middle English verraily, from verray 2very + -ly 2-ly


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verily

adverb

Definition of verily for English Language Learners

  • : certainly or truly



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