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sentence adverb Indeed (often used ironically)‘it's a kind of wine bar for royals, forsooth’
definitely, certainly, unquestionably, undoubtedly, positively, without doubt, without a doubt, beyond any doubt, beyond doubt, beyond question, unmistakably, indubitably, undeniably, beyond the shadow of a doubt, surely, assuredlyView synonyms
- ‘‘Ah, forsooth, and is it your worship indeed?‘cried the good dame.’
Old English forsōth (see for, sooth).
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