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- adv. In a starry way.
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Under the comically stressful pressure of a hockey-mad nation — and the loving gaze of Star Trek superfan William Shatner — Canada's starry and starrily compensated Olympic team topped the U.S. in sudden death overtime, 3-2, in an exhilarating men's hockey gold-medal final.
The fat hand which the financier extended toward the card shook grotesquely; the diamonds which adorned it sparkled and twinkled starrily.
Early in April the service berry bush gleamed starrily along the watercourses, its hardy white blooms defying winter's lingering look.
Mrs. Adair had to admit that seldom had her eyes shone so starrily, or the colour so freshly graced her cheeks.
Coiled in the twist of long honeysuckle ropes that fell from the dead yews; curled in a last year's leaf; embattled in a mailed fir-cone, or resting starrily in the green moss, it seemed that God slumbered.
A beautifully mounted, starrily cast epic from with weightily prestigious source material and an Oscar-winning director at the helm, that film's Academy credentials seemed almost too impeccable, and voters possibly resented the widespread assumption that this was catnip to them.