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in accordance with truth or fact or reality

in actual fact

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in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers)

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References in classic literature ?
Gentlemen, the Duke does really feel the bitterness about the curse that he uttered just now.
"I don't mind telling you, Father, because it's really more defending the poor Duke than giving him away.
"'Well, really, that is generous of you,' said little Hans, and his funny round face glowed all over with pleasure.
"'Quite full?' said little Hans, rather sorrowfully, for it was really a very big basket, and he knew that if he filled it he would have no flowers left for the market and he was very anxious to get his silver buttons back.
"Then," said Villefort, more and more amazed, and really supposing he was speaking to a mystic or a madman, "you consider yourself as one of those extraordinary beings whom you have mentioned?"
You have only a few years in which to live really, perfectly, and fully.
Could he really say what they were, after one short visit?
Really, Pris, the graveyards of today will never be as interesting as this.
"I don't believe in imagining things different from what they really are," retorted Marilla.
But, whatever might really be its limits, it was enough, when perceived by his sister, to make her uneasy, and at the same time, (which was still more common,) to make her uncivil.
"Oh, leave off!" said the accountant with a beaming but rather cunning smile, as if flattered at being made the subject of Zherkov's joke, and purposely trying to appear stupider than he really was.
You see, he wasn't really to blame, after all, that he happened to see you when I'd dressed you up so pretty that day, Aunt Polly," she finished wistfully.
Her own attachment had really subsided into a mere nothing; it was not worth thinking of; but if he, who had undoubtedly been always so much the most in love of the two, were to be returning with the same warmth of sentiment which he had taken away, it would be very distressing.
after the first passion of her loss, the immediate ache of her young beauty had passed, and I was able to analyse what I really felt, I not only agreed with him, I thanked God for the Major-General!
And the altruistic virtues have really prevented the carrying out of this aim.