Pronunciation: (in-dēd'), [key]
in fact; in reality; in truth; truly (used for emphasis, to confirm and amplify a previous statement, to indicate a concession or admission, or, interrogatively, to obtain confirmation): Indeed, it did rain as hard as predicted. Did you indeed finish the work?
(used as an expression of surprise, incredulity, irony, etc.): Indeed! I can scarcely believe it.
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