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  • adv. To the point of being delirious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a delirious manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a delirious manner
  • adv. as if in a delirium


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  • Sakr-el-Bahr thrust his way through the press in the galleon's waist; his corsairs fell back before him, making way, and as he advanced they roared his name deliriously and waved their scimitars to acclaim him this hawk of the sea, as he was named, this most valiant of all the servants of Islam.

    The Sea-Hawk

  • They do tell of a late encounter between two rival foremen, who rode on to each other in the woods, and drawing, fired, and both were found stretched dying under the palmettoes, one calling deliriously the name of his boss.

    Crooked Trails

  • "deliriously," though he was probably another case of shell shock.

    Attack An Infantry Subaltern's Impression of July 1st, 1916

  • Madness, telekinesis, driller killers, crossdressers, porn starlets, doppelgangers, lovesick voyeurs, and a sweet little high school musical called "Carrie" made for a most deliriously twisted body of work, at once sweepingly cinematic and psych-ward sinister, with a card shark's narrative sleight of hand.

    Awakened Identities

  • It's also one of the most deliriously iconic gay porn movies ever made, even though I'm not much of an afficionado of the genre (would rather do it than watch it, so to speak).

    Trade agreement

  • And all the time, deliriously happy, talking in the gentlest and most delicate terms that might not offend her sensitive ears, I was cudgelling my brains in an effort to divine what I was expected to do.

    Chapter 18

  • I've seen television commercials advertising adhesives that hold dentures in place, and they show deliriously happy people eating corn on the cob and the like.

    Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.: Think Dentures Can Replace Your Teeth? Think Again.

  • They dive deliriously into baseball in October, take care of a stray pup, search for the Fountain of Youth, try to convince little critters to go to Owl's new school "It's Saturday!" and so on.

    Michael Giltz: Books: Well, Dog My Cats! Comic Strip Masterpiece "Pogo" Gets Dee-luxe Treatment!

  • The bleakly hilarious satire is as deliriously unhinged as a movie can be.

    Repertory Film: A Final Festival Feast

  • Doyle was actually standing on his chair, cheering deliriously along with the rest of the crowd.

    Slice Of Cherry


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