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indeed

adverb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 not merely this but also
  • that is not merely a reason, but is indeed the entire point

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3 to tell the truth
  • that woman can be difficult—indeed, she can be insufferable

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indeed

interjection

Synonyms of indeed (Entry 2 of 2)

how surprising, doubtful, or unbelievable
  • indeed, you really did shave all your hair off!

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The first known use of indeed was in the 14th century

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indeed

in deep water

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“Indeed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/indeed. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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