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At the very least, as a matter of fact, as in I know only too well that I can't win the lottery. This usage was first recorded in 1817.

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Very, extremely, as in I am only too glad to help. This usage was first recorded in 1899.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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