Word of the Day: Verbatim

ver-ba-tim / vərˈbādəm   adverb  
  1. in the exact same words
I will never repeat something verbatim on the air unless I know it’s accurate. Al Michaels, 1944-   adjective  
  1. word-for-word; corresponding to the exact same words being quoted
True art selects and paraphrases, but seldom gives a verbatim translation. Thomas Bailey Aldrich, 1836-1907  
  1. skilled at recording or remembering words or events exactly as they occurred
I was helped by having a verbatim memory of what happened years ago, even if I can’t remember what happened a couple of days ago. James Herriot, 1916-1995