Literally

Lit"er*al*ly

, adv. 1. According to the primary and natural import of words; not figuratively; as, a man and his wife can not be literally one flesh.
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2. With close adherence to words; word by word.
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So wild and ungovernable a poet can not be translated literally.
Dryden.
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