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(ˈri ə li, ˈri li)

1. actually: things as they really are.
2. genuinely; truly: a really hot day.
3. indeed: Really, this is too much.
4. (used to express surprise, reproof, etc.)
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"We shouldn't have let it go to the play-offs, re-ally. We wanted to get up automatically because you have seen in the play-offs that anything can happen.
"In fairness to the policeman, he re-ally did not react.
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"Especially Michael, and it was re-ally great to see Dale on the board as well."
She sounded re-ally annoyed." Michael, who was with Lynda for ten years, said he understands the pain facing Cilla's sons.
"I re-ally wanted to get into a workplace environment and I have always had a very strong interest in the automotive industry.
But no one gave Fiona Anderson what she re-ally needed...
RE-ALLY GOOD Ile De Re (right) wins the Northumberland Plate
Content is re-ally anything that enables an in- teraction or engagement be- tween brand and customer.
Nally: In terms of strategic planning, the Marine Corps stood up the Expeditionary Energy Office that works directly for the Commandant, and they've made re-ally significant inroads.