Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
See: purely
References in classic literature ?
I am perfectly astonished," said George, pushing back his chair a pace or two, and looking at Madame de Thoux.
Marse Tom, you are just putting on; you know it perfectly well; I don't know what makes you act like that - but you always did, even when you was little, and you can't get over it, I reckon.
We done it, and when he told us to turn again he was perfectly different to what he was before.
There appeared such a perfectly good understanding among them all" he began rather quickly, but checking himself, added, "however, it is impossible for me to say on what terms they really were how it might all be behind the scenes.
She was perfectly disposed to make every allowance for the colonel's advanced state of life which humanity required.
She sits, as I am informed, perfectly silent, and perfectly unconscious of what goes on about her, for hours together, with a letter in her hand which she will allow nobody to take from her.
They knew the seal perfectly well; it was as broad as the palm of my hand.
The young girl perfectly understood the look, and so did Villefort, for his countenance became clouded, and he knitted his eyebrows angrily.
Indeed, your last letter has amazed and confounded me,--so much so that, on once more looking into the recesses of my heart, I perceive that I was perfectly right in what I did.
She had even condescended to advise him to marry as soon as he could, provided he chose with discretion; and had once paid him a visit in his humble parsonage, where she had perfectly approved all the alterations he had been making, and had even vouchsafed to suggest some herself-- some shelves in the closet upstairs.
CAPTAIN BONNEVILLE found his caches perfectly secure, and having secretly opened them he selected such articles as were necessary to equip the free trappers and to supply the inconsiderable trade with the Indians, after which he closed them again.
Indeed, it is less than nothing, and I have seen, when the great soul of the world turned over with a heavy sigh, a perfectly new, extra-stout foresail vanish like a bit of some airy stuff much lighter than gossamer.