in truth


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Related to in truth: roughshod, on the contrary, veracity, hold true, truest
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in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers)

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In these instances the intellectual gifts do not make the impression of virtue, but almost of vice; and we feel that a man's talents stand in the way of his advancement in truth.
And with the perfect grace of an intaglio, he shows, as in truth the minute intaglio may do, the faculty of structure, the logic of poetry.
Quite congruously with the placid, erudite, quality of his culture, although, like other poets, he sings much of youth, he is often most successful in the forecast, the expression, of the humours, the considerations, that in truth are more proper to old age:--
For a writer of his peculiar philosophic tenets, at all events, the world itself, in truth, must seem irretrievably old or even decadent.
Cost cutting competition within the safe industry means most top selling safes appear robust but are in truth severely crippled in their core ability to protect from theft.