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Part of speech: Adjective

Of or pertaining to words; consisting merely of words; as, his sympathy was only verbal; concerned with words more than with the ideas which they contain; stated or expressed in words, especially spoken words; hence, spoken; not written; word for word; in grammar, pertaining to, or derived from, a verb; verbal noun, a noun made from a verb by adding- ing, and meaning the act or process of doing what is indicated by the verb; as, in the sentence " Seeing is believing," seeing and believing are verbal nouns.

Part of speech: Adverb


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