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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Indeed \In*deed"\, adv. [Prep. in + deed.]
In reality; in truth; in fact; verily; truly; -- used in a
variety of senses. Esp.:
(a) Denoting emphasis; as, indeed it is so.
(b) Denoting concession or admission; as, indeed, you are
(c) Denoting surprise; as, indeed, is it you? Its meaning is
not intrinsic or fixed, but depends largely on the form
of expression which it accompanies.
The carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is
not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can
be. --Rom. viii.
I were a beast indeed to do you wrong. --Dryden.
There is, indeed, no great pleasure in visiting
these magazines of war. --Addison.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adv 1: in truth (often tends to intensify); "they said the car
would break down and indeed it did"; "it is very cold
indeed"; "was indeed grateful"; "indeed, the rain may
still come"; "he did so do it!" [syn: indeed, so]
2: (used as an interjection) an expression of surprise or
skepticism or irony etc.; "Wants to marry the butler?
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
125 Moby Thesaurus words for "indeed":
OK, Roger, a fortiori, above all, absolutely, actually,
all joking aside, all right, all the more, alright, alrighty, amen,
and no mistake, as you say, assuredly, at all events, at any rate,
aye, by all means, certainly, chiefly, clearly, da, decidedly,
decisively, definitely, demonstrably, distinctly, dominantly,
doubtlessly, easily, especially, even, ever so, exactly, factually,
fine, first of all, for a certainty, for a fact, for certain,
for real, for sure, forsooth, good, good enough, hear,
historically, in all conscience, in chief, in fact, in reality,
in the main, in truth, in very sooth, indeedy, indubitably, ja,
just so, mainly, mais oui, manifestly, more than ever,
most assuredly, most certainly, mostly, naturally, naturellement,
nay, never so, no end, nothing else but, noticeably, observably,
obviously, of a truth, of course, okay, oui, particularly,
patently, peculiarly, positively, precisely, predominantly,
primarily, principally, quite, rather, really, really-truly, right,
righto, sensibly, seriously, still, still more, sure, sure thing,
surely, to a certainty, to be sure, truly, truthfully,
unambiguously, undeniably, undoubtedly, unequivocally,
unmistakably, verily, veritably, very well, visibly, well and good,
why yes, with truth, without doubt, yea, yeah, yep, yes,
yes indeed, yes indeedy, yes sir, yes sirree
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