Exactly and Quite


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Exactly adverb – To a full extent or degree.
Usage example: she listened to the advice, then did exactly what she wanted to anyway

Quite is a synonym for exactly in exclamation topic. In some cases you can use "Quite" instead an adverb "Exactly", when it comes to topics like precisely, manner, amount, all. popular alternative
Nearby Words: exact, exactness
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Quite adverb – To a full extent or degree.
Usage example: are you quite sure you have permission to go?

Exactly is a synonym for quite in manner topic. You can use "Exactly" instead an adverb "Quite", if it concerns topics such as amount, all, entirely, completely. popular alternative
Synonyms for Quite

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  • Film / Brotherhood of the Wolf It's never quite clear what exactly happens on his mind, but he looks quite psychotic and certainly wants her.
  • Manga / Kannagi The strength of Always Female means these tropes aren't quite played quite straight: for example, although he was needy and a crybaby in the past, he was also short-tempered and not exactly The Ditz.
  • Because the authors made it quite clear that we would have done exactly the same thing to them if our roles had been reversed.
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