in fact


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Adv.1.in fact - in reality or actuality; "in fact, it was a wonder anyone survived"; "painters who are in fact anything but unsophisticated"; "as a matter of fact, he is several inches taller than his father"
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fact

(fӕkt) noun
1. something known or believed to be true. It is a fact that smoking is a danger to health.
2. reality. fact or fiction.
the facts of life
information about sex and how babies are born (in sex education).
factual (ˈfӕktʃuəl) adjective
of or containing facts. a factual account.
ˈfactually adverb
as a matter of fact, in fact, in point of fact
actually or really. She doesn't like him much – in fact I think she hates him!
References in classic literature ?
In fact, I do not remember that up to the time of going to school I had ever worn any kind of covering upon my head, nor do I recall that either I or anybody else had even thought anything about the need of covering for my head.
In fact, Nastasia Philipovna's beauty became a thing known to all the town; but not a single man could boast of anything more than his own admiration for her; and this reputation of hers, and her wit and culture and grace, all confirmed Totski in the plan he had now prepared.
In fact, for a couple of hours I met nothing worth mentioning, male or female, with the exception of a gipsy caravan, which I suppose was both; but it was a poor show.
In fact, I have made all my arrangements for comfort's sake alone; so do not for a moment imagine that I had any other end in view.
That the dog behaves in this way is matter of observation, but that it "knows" or "remembers" anything is an inference, and in fact a very doubtful one.
It will, in fact, give Life its proper basis and its proper environment.
It was, in fact, the Honourable Eric Lindon, who had apparently fulfilled his task of escorting Lady Muriel home, and was now strolling leisurely up and down the road outside the house, enjoying; a solitary cigar.
At any rate, not the state of society; society, if it could be said to exist, was rather a spectacle on which to call down Biblical imprecations-- and in fact, every one knew what the Reverend Dr.
In fact, I chummed with you even more than with your brothers.
The most of King Arthur's British nation were slaves, pure and simple, and bore that name, and wore the iron collar on their necks; and the rest were slaves in fact, but without the name; they imagined them- selves men and freemen, and called themselves so.
In fact, it almost upset my balance, and I entered the gaming rooms with an angry feeling at my heart.