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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·al·ly /ˈri(ə)li, ˈrɪ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·al·ly adv. Royally. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·al·ly adv. In a real manner; with or in reality; actually; in truth.
    Whose anger is really but a short fit of madness.   --Swift.
 Note:Really is often used familiarly as a slight corroboration of an opinion or a declaration.
    Why, really, sixty-five is somewhat old.   --Young.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: in accordance with truth or fact or reality; "she was now
             truly American"; "a genuinely open society"; "they
             don't really listen to us" [syn: truly, genuinely]
      2: in actual fact; "to be nominally but not actually
         independent"; "no one actually saw the shark"; "large
         meteorites actually come from the asteroid belt" [syn: actually]
      3: in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers); "in
         truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman
         Empire"; "really, you shouldn't have done it"; "a truly
         awful book" [syn: in truth, truly]
      4: used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally
         for `really'; `rattling' is informal; "she was very
         gifted"; "he played very well"; "a really enjoyable
         evening"; "I'm real sorry about it"; "a rattling good
         yarn" [syn: very, real, rattling]