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- adv. In an entertaining manner
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an entertaining manner; interestingly; divertingly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in an entertaining manner
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What she accomplishes, most entertainingly, is to draw the reader into extremely strange circumstances as if they were utterly normal.
Big Famous Literary Names this year include Philip Pullman, Seamus Heaney, and poet laureate Carol Anne Duffy, but more leftfield attendees include graphic novelist Alan Moore, of Watchmen and V For Vendetta fame, who can be relied upon for the kind of entertainingly deranged performance that Pullman et al are unlikely to give.
But his real career was appearing almost nightly on broadcast and cable news shows, where his opinions were prized mostly for the entertainingly morbid metaphors he employed to express them.
Ron Paul has run two--in 1988 as a Libertarian and 2008 as a Republican--though he was entertainingly unpolished, reminiscent of Dana Carvey's Grumpy Old Man from "Saturday Night Live."
Potter writes entertainingly about the history and philosophy of science, and he shows that science advances by continually removing humankind from a position of primacy in the universe, but the universe responds by placing us back there again.
As the silver Mercedes hissed along the M66 towards Manchester, the manager talked easily and entertainingly about football matters, sometimes commenting on the reports of that evening's other matches coming over the car radio.
At the peak of his dramatic powers, Oliver Stone made belligerent features (Platoon, Wall Street, JFK, Any Given Sunday) which often made the viewer feel like they were being yelled at, albeit entertainingly.
If you haven't yet seen one of his entertainingly ramshackle live shows, they're a special experience, partly thanks to his fans, who leave messages and gifts on the stage which provide starting points for Noble's inspired, seemingly improvised routines.
Moorcock's prose is always engaging and often rises to the entertainingly baroque.
For those ranking TOS at or near the bottom of the pile, consider that its bad episodes are usually entertainingly bad — ridiculous, campy absurdity. (space hippies!)