very (adj.)
mere, alone
3H6 V.iii.12[George to Edward, of the foreign army] Thy very beams will dry those vapours up
Cym II.iv.9[Philario to Posthumus] Your very goodness, and your company, / O'erpays all I can do
TC III.iii.131[Ulysses to Achilles, of Ajax] Now shall we see tomorrow - / An act that very chance doth throw upon him
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