- (adv) in a literal sense
- (adv) (intensifier before a figurative expression) without exaggeration
- Aircraft had long before flown over the summit, and within a few decades literally hundreds of other people from many nations would climb Everest too.
- But there were literally millions of people whose retirement, whose investments, whose insurance were at risk here.
- In each, he blended his engaging personality with beautifully choreographed, literally death-defying stunts which, famously, Jackie performed himself.
- Stevens said that unlike a ruling two years ago overturning a Washington, DC, handgun ban, Monday's decision "could prove far more destructive - quite literally - to our nation's communities and to our constitutional structure."on Jun 29, 2010 By: John Paul Stevens Source: KTVN
- "NASA spent billions upon billions of dollars on space travel and has only managed to send 480 people," Branson said. "We're literally hoping to send thousands of people into space over the next couple of years. We want to make sure that we...on Dec 7, 2009 By: Richard Branson Source: ABC News
- "He made soul music a world music," Sharpton said. "What James Brown was to music in terms of soul and hip-hop, rap, all of that, is what Bach was to classical music. This is a guy who literally changed the music industry. He put everybody on...on Dec 25, 2006 By: Al Sharpton Source: FOXNews
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