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  • adv. In a quintuple way; five times or in five pieces, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a fivefold manner; with five times as much.


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  • By paying land (resource) rents to ourselves, meaning socially collected, a citizenry is quintuply repaid through those massive funds building roads, railroads, water systems, sewer systems, and electric grids (any natural monopoly) as well as fund governments, provide education, health care and retirement.

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  • “Ah! trebly brutes! quadruply idiots! quintuply boobies that we are!”

    Round the Moon

  • Then I read, and re-read, and re-re-read, and quadruply, quintuply, and sextuply re-read my epistle, until I had it all by heart, and then continued to re-read it for the sake of the penmanship.

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  • While Netflix shifts their focus to online streaming, Comcast (?!) and Blockbuster have teamed to provide DVDs By Mail - a soon-to-be-archaic method of content distribution and quintuply befuddling given Comcast's large data conduit into millions of customer's homes.

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  • I don't think that all clergy-people are like this - I don't even think that most are - but those few who are like this are triply, quintuply creepy and disturbing, and all too often their own hypocrisy sails right over their pious heads. Blog

  • scraping the pith from quintuply-boiled orange peels with a serrated edge candied orange peel

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  • M. Ward) teams up with a quintuply ubiquitous, egregiously doe-eyed, vaguely quirky film actress (Zooey Deschanel).

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