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1 being one and not another

  • we stayed in the very hotel my parents stayed in for their honeymoon
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2 being this and no more

  • the very thought of having to go through that again is scary
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same, selfsame, very, identical, equivalent, equal mean not different or not differing from one another. same may imply and selfsame always implies that the things under consideration are one thing and not two or more things.
    • took the same route
    • derived from the selfsame source
very, like selfsame, may imply identity, or, like same may imply likeness in kind.
    • the very point I was trying to make
identical may imply selfsameness or suggest absolute agreement in all details.
    • identical results
equivalent implies amounting to the same thing in worth or significance.
    • two houses equivalent in market value
equal implies being identical in value, magnitude, or some specified quality.
    • equal shares in the business

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1 to a great degree

  • that was a very brave thing to do
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a lot, as all get-out, good and

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2 in actual fact

  • the very same thing happened to me
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in actuality, in reality, in truth

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