with the very words; verbatim.
the very words.
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How to use ipsissima verba in a sentence
We have so far followed Mariette, and have frequently had to make use of his ipsissima verba.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2) | Georges Perrot
I suppose it is: but I thought safest to give your ipsissima verba.Letters of Edward FitzGerald to Fanny Kemble (1871-1883) | Edward FitzGerald
And here we are not left to conjecture, but are able to refer to the ipsissima verba of our philosopher.Studies in Logical Theory | John Dewey
Nor must it be imagined that they represent the ipsissima verba of Confucius.The Sayings of Confucius | Confucius
In this case the officers of revenge are his ipsissima verba.The Lady of the Shroud | Bram Stoker
British Dictionary definitions for ipsissima verba
the very words; verbatim
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