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  • adv. In an excitable manner.

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Examples

  • In the old days, he would simply have been knocked off his barstool every so often for overstepping the mark; it takes a special kind of excitably wimpish TV executive to mistake this stuff for muscular comedy.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Since 2004, it had excitably convinced itself on a couple of occasions that we were splitting up because Fergie and Will had launched solo projects.

    Fallin’ Up

  • This is the third film to revisit the scene, scampering in the wake of Essex Boys and Rise of the Footsoldier, trampling the evidence underfoot as   it sniffs excitably at a pungent mess of gangster cliche.

    Bonded by Blood

  • Last week the BBC and various newspapers excitably greeted the opening by Alex Salmond of Whitelee, "Europe's largest onshore wind farm", 140 giant 2.3 megawatt turbines covering 30 square miles of moorland south-east of Glasgow.

    Just how much are we willing to pay for global warming...

  • Extract: Last week the BBC and various newspapers excitably greeted the opening by Alex Salmond of Whitelee, 'Europe's largest onshore wind farm', 140 giant 2.3 megawatt turbines covering 30 square miles of moorland south-east of Glasgow.

    OPEN THREAD..

  • ‘How did you come here?’ asked the stranger, quickly, excitably, passionately almost.

    The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices

  • Obviously membership in the Inner Circle does not include requirements that beings be able to write in a page-turning, excitably interesting manner.

    Deven Desai, Deven Desai, Every Single One of Us is Deven Desai « Whatever

  • She put aside the branches of a shrub near the garden palings, and, peeping through, saw Allan approaching the cottage gate, in company with a slim, dark, undersized man, who was talking and laughing excitably at the top of his voice.

    Armadale

  • I think those were the words, as reported excitably, in my presence, by the Young Person.

    The Woman in White

  •     The emperor swam back to his throne as the selkie floated, then talked excitably to an aide, which left.

    Odyssey

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