Very in a sentence

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Definition of Very

  • True; real; actual; veritable.
  • In a high degree; to no small extent; exceedingly; excessively; extremely; as, a very great mountain; a very bright sun; a very cold day; the river flows very rapidly; he was very much hurt.
  • used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal
  • precisely so

How to use very in a sentence. Very pronunciation.

The girl's face, though not that of one in her teens, had seemed to him a very flower of innocence.
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He had yet some cards to play, and Achmet and Higli-and another very high and great-might be delivered over to Kaid's deadly purposes rather than himself tomorrow.
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His pulses, which, but a few minutes past, were throbbing and pounding like drums in his ears, seemed now to flow and beat in very quiet.
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It was his duty to see that she went, and at once-this very day.
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My dreams of the past are here begun in very truth and fact.
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That very day Kaid had said that if Nahoum had been less eager to control the State, he might still have held his place.
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She slowly raised her veil, showing a face very still now, with eyes as steady as David's.
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The pamphlet must have been completed late in 1703 or very early in 1704.
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Can Persons who know 'tis generally allowed, that the Infidelity and Looseness of the Age is very much owing to the Play-Houses; who have observed, that the Zeal of particular Persons have decreased, and their Strictness of Life abated, by their going to Plays; and do think that the Gospel obliges them to discourage, by their Reproof and Example, Sin in their Neighbours, to endeavour, according to their Advantages and Opportunities, to further their spiritual Welfare, and to be _Lights_ to lead others in their Duty and Way to Heaven?
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I am apt to think, that very few of 'em have read Mr. Collier's 'View of the Stage'; if they had, they would there see the _Corruptions_ of the Plays set in so clear a Light, that one would believe, they should never after be Tempted to appear in a Place where _Lewdness_ and _Obscenity_ (not to mention other Immoralities) are so great a part of the Entertainment; a Place that is now become the _Common Rendezvouz_ of the most Lewd and Dissolute Persons; the _Exchange_, (if I may so call it) where they meet to carry on the _vilest_ and _worst_ of Practices.
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To look into our _Modern Plays_, and there to see the Differences of Good and Evil confounded, Prophaneness, Irreligion, and Unlawful Love, made the masterly Stroaks of the _fine Gentleman_; Swearing, Cursing, and Blaspheming, the Graces of his Conversation; and Unchristian Revenge, to consummate the Character of the _Hero_; Sharpness and Poignancy of Wit exerted with the greatest Vigor against the _Holy Order_; in short, Religion and all that is Sacred, Burlesqu'd and Ridicul'd; To see this, I say, and withall, to reflect upon the fatal Effects which these things have already had, and how much worse are likely to follow, if not timely prevented, cannot but fill the Minds of all good Men with very dismal Apprehensions.
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Is not this then the very Case I am speaking of?
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A _Full_ House is the very _Life_ of the Stage, and keeps it in Countenance, whereas _thin Audiences_ would, in time, make it dwindle to nothing.
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I do not see how any Person pretending to Sobriety and Virtue, and especially to the pure and holy Religion of our Blessed Saviour; can, without great Guilt and open Contradiction to his Holy Profession, be present at such Lewd and Immodest Plays, much less frequent them, as too many do, who would yet take it very ill to be shut out of the Communion of Christians, as they would most certainly have been in the first and purest Ages of Christianity.
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Madam_, Your very Humble Servant.
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If you do not charge anything for copies of this eBook, complying with the rules is very easy.
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It had been a fine pleasure trip; we had fed fat on wonders every day; we were now well accustomed to stage life, and very fond of it; so the idea of coming to a stand-still and settling down to a humdrum existence in a village was not agreeable, but on the contrary depressing.
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In the middle of the town, opposite the stores, was the "plaza" which is native to all towns beyond the Rocky Mountains -a large, unfenced, level vacancy, with a liberty pole in it, and very useful as a place for public auctions, horse trades, and mass meetings, and likewise for teamsters to camp in.
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Very often these partitions were made of old flour sacks basted together; and then the difference between the common herd and the aristocracy was, that the common herd had unornamented sacks, while the walls of the aristocrat were overpowering with rudimental fresco-i.e., red and blue mill brands on the flour sacks.
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They surveyed very slowly, very deliberately, very carefully.
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Examples of Very

Example #1
But, as he stood telling his beads, abstractedly listening to the scandal talked by Achmet and Higli, he was not thinking of his brother, but of the two who had just left the chamber.
Example #2
He could little imagine Foorgat doing this from mere courtesy; he could not imagine any woman, save one wholly sophisticated, or one entirely innocent, trusting herself with him-and in such a place.
Example #3
What he knew Kaid did not know.
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There was a crisis in the Soudan, there was trouble in the army, there was dark conspiracy of which he knew the heart, and anything might happen to-morrow!
Example #5
Was this, then, the way that murderers felt, that men felt who took human life-so frozen, so little a part of their surroundings?
Example #6
Was it the chilly hand of death passing over everything, and smothering all the activities?