Truly
Truly Tru"ly, adv. [From {True}.] 1. In a true manner; according to truth; in agreement with fact; as, to state things truly; the facts are truly represented. [1913 Webster]

I can not truly say how I came here. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Exactly; justly; precisely; accurately; as, to estimate truly the weight of evidence. [1913 Webster]

3. Sincerely; honestly; really; faithfully; as, to be truly attached to a lover; the citizens are truly loyal to their prince or their country. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

4. Conformably to law; legally; legitimately. [1913 Webster]

His innocent babe [is] truly begotten. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

5. In fact; in deed; in reality; in truth. [1913 Webster]

Beauty is excelled by manly grace And wisdom, which alone is truly fair. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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