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  • adv. Alternative spelling of paralyzingly.


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  • Still, I was terribly, paralysingly jealous of an acquaintance of mine, who'd got an Xmas present from her man worth five grand.

    Of Lice And Men

  • Because the books' fans are so paralysingly stupid, chances are good they won't even notice.

    Credit Where It's Due

  • Just not quite as paralysingly, heart-stoppingly terrified as Mona.

    The Apprentice: Swimming With Sharks

  • Why on earth she should think it might be Luke Chalmers she had no idea, but when she recognised that the male voice on the other end of the line be longed to a stranger, it wasn't relief she felt, but something paralysingly close to disappointment.

    A Time to Dream

  • The wall was so paralysingly vast and sheer that its top, bottom and sides passed away beyond the reach of sight.

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

  • The April air was keen and fresh, but not paralysingly cold; Hornblower's gloves and heavy coat were barely necessary.

    Hornblower And The Hotspur

  • He caught one of those sudden panoramic glimpses of a whole thirty-eight-year life and was aware for an instant of the paralysingly infuriating tragedy of waste.

    The Fashion in Shrouds

  • Shakespeare's grand-daughter, Lady Barnard, who died in 1670, it is not so paralysingly strange that nothing is known of any relics or anecdotes of Shakespeare which she may have possessed.

    Shakespeare, Bacon, and the Great Unknown

  • The Woman In Black, broadcast on Christmas Eve 1989 and repeated only once in 1994, is often held up as one of the most potent, paralysingly spooky screen adaptations of a ghost story ever made. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph

  • Regardless of the simplicity of the tale, the reflection of the oppressor's mind and how it works in that tale is paralysingly frightening.

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