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Literal

Definition of literal:

part of speech: noun

Literalness.

part of speech: adjective

Word for word; not figurative; exact.

part of speech: adjective

According to the letter: plain: not figurative or metaphorical: following the letter or exact meaning, word for word.

part of speech: adjective

Consisting of, or expressed by, letters; following the given words; exact; as, a literal translation; precise; as the literal truth; matter- of- fact.

part of speech: adverb

Literally.

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