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in·deed / inˈdēd/ • adv. 1. used to emphasize a statement or response confirming something already suggested: it was not expected to last long, and indeed it took less than three weeks | “She should have no trouble hearing him.” “No indeed.” ∎  used to emphasize a description, typically of a quality or condition: it was a very good buy indeed | thank you very much indeed. 2. used to introduce a further and stronger or more surprising point: the idea is attractive to many men and indeed to many women. 3. used in a response to express interest, incredulity, or contempt: “His neck was broken.” “Indeed?” Nice boys, indeed—they were going to smash his head in! ∎  expressing interest of an ironical kind with repetition of a question just asked: “Who'd believe it?” “Who indeed?”

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