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  • adv. In a fascinating manner

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a fascinating manner; alluringly; charmingly.

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  • adv. in a fascinating manner


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  • First, we had the Klingon War (and we gained Worf as a regular cast member, and he would blossom into a fascinatingly rounded character as he went through his second TV series).

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  • One of our favorite films of the past year, The Merry Gentleman is a fascinatingly opaque bit of filmmaking that lingers with you long after its credits fade.

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  • The change of names is a fascinatingly evasive strategy in a life that was otherwise focused on ramming straight ahead.

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  • With samples from both the seminal 1983 hip-hop flick Wild Style and Nas's own recorded debut on Main Source's 1991 posse cut Live At The Barbecue, opening track The Genesis set the tone for listeners; this was a record both reassuringly traditional and fascinatingly futuristic.

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  • Additionally, as Gabe discussed recently, these shibboleths distract from the true pleasure of studying language, which is an amazingly rich and fascinatingly complicated system — but instead of being exposed to the excitement of unsolved questions in linguistics, people are instead being drilled on arbitrary and unnecessary rules.

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  • Both of them, in addressing her relationship with age and with dance, show us fascinatingly contrasted views of Guillem herself.

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  • McCarthy's world of moral dilemmas and good deeds is fascinatingly real, with people doing the wrong thing and then finding the right reason.

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  • Here, Richard Nicholson's photography of darkrooms is fascinatingly space-age, while Lewis Durham from youthful rhythm'n'blues jump outfit Kitty Daisy & Lewis has set up a mono recording studio – book in for 30-minute sessions to lay down your playing, talking or caterwauling straight on to a one-off record.

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  • Two coming auctions will spotlight the fascinatingly different worlds of Lucian Freud and David Hockney as printmakers.

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  • This month, the Berkeley Rep presented the regional premiere of Ghost Light, a fascinatingly messy and mesmerizing dramedy that becomes curiously courageous and cathartic as its protagonist bounces back and forth between moments of insight and intransigence.

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