Literally and Specially


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Literally adverb – (intensifier before a figurative expression) without exaggeration.
Specially and literally are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Specially" instead an adverb "Literally".
Nearby Words: literal, literalism
Synonyms for Literally


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Specially adverb – In regard to something mentioned explicitly or in detail.
Literally and specially are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Literally" instead an adverb "Specially".
Nearby Words: special, specialty, speciality, specialist, specialization
Synonyms for Specially

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  • At some banquets, it is illustrated literally by having an empty table set aside and specially decorated in memory of POW/MIA's.
  • Terrifying Pet Store Rat For Deadly Eyes to have rats the size of small dogs on some scenes, they were literally played by small dogs; the filmmakers dressed some dachshunds with specially made ratsuits.
  • Film / Priest (2011) I mean, it's like the Corrupt Church is literally setting up an all-you-can-drain mortal buffet while keeping their followers completely unaware of what's going to—wait a minute... The Worf Effect: Priests are superhuman warriors specially trained to kill vampires.
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