# exactly

## Origin of exactly

## Related Words for exactly

absolutely, literally, strictly, altogether, specifically, truly, completely, definitely, correctly, indeed, carefully, precisely, totally, quite, explicitly, just, bang, expressly, faithfully, positively## Examples from the Web for exactly

### Contemporary Examples of exactly

A peacemaker is also exactly how Police Commissioner William Bratton sees himself.

There should be a retrievable record of exactly when the Airbus disappeared from radar.

Exactly why is unclear; their previous hacks seem to have just been for the Lulz (laughs in Internet-speak) and the attention.

And there are those who still have misgivings about exactly what “Christian rap” means.

Liberals distrust business and anyone with power—better to tell them exactly what to do.

### Historical Examples of exactly

She certainly knew he was liable to go at any time, in exactly the way he did go.

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Exactly in the measure that he indulged this would his pride smart.

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Exactly; and there ain't really any reason why you can't be somebody here.

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Exactly, you can give half of 'em cards and spades and both casinos, Mrs. Wybert.

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It's funny—that's exactly what I told Aunt Cornelia about that—that man.

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