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deep down

At the centermost point of one's feelings or convictions. Deep down inside, I knew that what I did was wrong. I tried to put on a brave face after the breakup, but deep down I was in agony. He acts like a jerk most of the time, but deep down I think Nate is a good guy.
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deep down

At bottom, basically. For example, Deep down she was a rebel, or Although he would never admit it, deep down he was very fond of her. [c. 1900]
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deep ˈdown

(informal) in your most private thoughts; in reality rather than in appearance: She’s very generous deep down, but this only comes out when you get to know her.He seems very confident but deep down I think he’s quite shy.
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deep down

At bottom; basically: Deep down, she was still a rebel.
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Deep down inside I had to admit that although I was popular with students, I really did not understand what I was doing in the classroom.
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The lizard streaked by like a missile launched out of the hard places where the crusty lichens lay on the sun-blasted limestones, oblivious except for that frozen instant when he impaled me with his yellow eyes, captured me like a snapshot on his brain, carried me back to the wild dark places deep down inside the cool crevasses where the heat splits the rocks like rails under axes.
None the less, somewhere deep down, there lurks the rocky bottom.
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Shot before the squad left for Argentina, MacLeod says: "I say things that grab headlines but I don't honestly think deep down that I'm a boastful person.
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Most turns feel as though they have always pulsed deep down inside us but for the first time here find light.