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Exactly adverb – As stated or indicated without the slightest difference.
Say is an antonym for exactly.
Nearby Words: exact, exactness
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Say adverb – Close to but not exactly.
Usage example: a person consumes, say, 2000 calories a day

Exactly is an antonym for say.
Nearby Word: saying
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  • Tabletop Game / Only War If you want to make it through the next few hours alive, you better do exactly as I say and exactly as I do.— Sargent Rince Klebb, Baraspian 3rd Rifles, shortly before being devoured by a xenos horrorThat's right, I'm the best shot in the platoon.
  • The Tape Knew You Would Say That In the original Japanese, this trope is pushed to the limit, as Lelouch predicts exactly what the other party will say and at one point manages to interrupt him at exactly the right time.
  • Series / Mama's Family It's never explained exactly where they went, either; some sources say they were sent to live with their mom in Vegas, while others say they went off to college.
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