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VER'Y, adjective [Latin verus.] True; real.

Whether thou be my very son Esau or not. Genesis 27:21.

He that repeateth a matter, separateth very friends.

Proverbs 17:9.

VER'Y, adverb As an adverb, or modifier of adjectives and adverbs, very denotes in a great degree, an eminent or high degree, but not generally the highest; as a very great mountain; a very bright sun; a very cold day; a very pernicious war; a very benevolent disposition; the river flows very rapidly.