## Exactly

Exactly adverb - As stated or indicated without the slightest difference.

Strictly speaking and exactly are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Strictly speaking" instead an adverb "Exactly".

## Strictly speaking

Strictly speaking adverb - In actual fact.

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Synonyms for Strictly speaking

Exactly and strictly speaking are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Exactly" instead an adverb phrase "Strictly speaking".

## Mutual synonyms

## Related pairs

- precisely and exactly
- precisely and strictly speaking
- particularly and exactly
- particularly and strictly speaking
- accurately and exactly
- accurately and strictly speaking
- closely and exactly
- closely and strictly speaking
- specifically and exactly
- specifically and strictly speaking
- expressly and exactly
- expressly and strictly speaking
- strictly and exactly
- strictly and strictly speaking

## Both terms in one sentence

- Pessimal, who - strictly speaking - does not exactly fit this trope, since he wasn't named as a child, he was "initialled", so A.E.

Source: Mysterious Middle Initial - In fact, the Cordelia we had been seeing for most of the fourth season wasn't exactly Cordelia, strictly speaking, but was her being controlled by a God-like entity.

Source: Commuting on a Bus - Strictly speaking, there is only one pun: 格 is pronounced exactly the same as 革, and 革命 means "revolution" (and 起革命 means "starting a revolution", but this is used more and more in non-serious contexts in modern times), while 起格 means "pixelated".

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