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  • adv. In an exciting manner

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • So as to excite.

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

  • adv. in an exciting manner


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  • Now we have a new collection of her stories and essays, and perhaps most excitingly—though they are not mentioned in the title—her plays.

    The First Lady Of Futurism

  • I was in the car this morning and I found myself doing that annoying-writer thing where I was excitingly extolling various plot points with Shawn ... as her eyes are glazing over because there's no context for any of it, but she's smiling at my enthusiasm.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • Depending on your point of view, Mitt Romney became either excitingly emotional or rattled under the stress of running, at a town hall meeting.

    The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Aug. 26, 2011

  • Will urges his students to find the bravery to "travel the distance between desire and action," but though intellectual desire is excitingly present in "You Deserve Nothing," the real-world action is marked by a dour indifference.

    Rootless Urban Transplants

  • Most excitingly today on Offworld, area/code's iPhone puzzler Drop7 -- still one of the platform's absolute best, and one of the very few that (four months later) I'm still playing on a daily basis -- got a social update with worldwide leaderboard and Facebook Connect support that finally legitimizes its 'sequence' mode, and saw the release of a short EP of its fantastic Steve Reich-ian soundtrack.

    Boing Boing

  • His violin music was getting more and more astonishing, his genius more apparent, and when he played, forcefully, in the louder limits, it swung him around back and forth, excitingly, and his head pushed back into his neck.

    The Illuminated Dream

  • The truth is that I would rather see even the thinnest episode of The Sopranos or almost any half hour of Blind Date rather than read most contemporary fiction of the kind which tells the story blow by blow, in well-pressed sentences, stories which can be better and more excitingly told in another medium and which are really fodder for movies and TV.

    Bettina Korek: A Writer's Credo: Notes from Author Frederic Tuten

  • As described on their site and this gizmowatch article, it's excitingly close to the kind of 'Dopplr for cultural heritage' or 'pocket curatr' I've written about before:

    Getting closer to a time machine-x-curator in your pocket

  • With this in mind, it seems clear that a more precise indication is required of the difference between an Englishman and a fully steeped English cricketer – taking us beyond the kind of pigeonholing that raises doubts over the provenance of even Andrew Strauss, an Englishman so English he could make Hugh Grant in a bowler hat smeared with Marmite look excitingly Mediterranean.

    Colonial promiscuity in danger of diluting test cricket's pleasures | Barney Ronay

  • It was the first picture Pauline Kael reviewed for The New Yorker, and she raved, calling it an excitingly American movie.

    'Bonnie And Clyde' Director Arthur Penn, 1922-2010


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