Absolutely
Absolutely Ab"so*lute*ly, adv. In an absolute, independent, or unconditional manner; wholly; positively. [1913 Webster]

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  • absolutely — ab|so|lute|ly W3S1 [ˈæbsəlu:tli, ˌæbsəˈlu:tli] adv 1.) completely and in every way ▪ He made his reasons for resigning absolutely clear. ▪ Are you absolutely sure? ▪ This cake is absolutely delicious. 2.) used to emphasize something ▪ The… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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