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  • adv. In a thrilling manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a thrilling manner; with thrilling sensations.


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  • President Kennedy called thrillingly on Americans to “dream of things that never were”—as his brother Robert would put it, quoting Shaw—whether men on the moon or, for that matter, U.S. health-care reform.

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  • This latest revival of David McVicar's six-year-old production of Le nozze di Figaro completes a trilogy of return visits to familiar stagings of Don Giovanni and Così fan tutte, all with casts that on paper can hardly be called thrillingly novel or exciting. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph

  • Our house sat in a redwood forest populated by bobcats, mushrooms, and what my German-speaking grandmother thrillingly referred to as Wildschweinen, “wild pigs,” disappointingly called “boar” in English.

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  • Peter Parker in the Sunday Times enjoyed The London Train, a Bowenesque novel whose language, deployed with precision or daring, can make thrillingly new the textures and undercurrents of everyday life . . .

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  • This thrillingly pivotal episode features Emmy caliber work by many of its principals, including past winners Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul as Walter White and his conflicted partner in crime Jesse Pinkman.

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  • HBO'S MANE EVENT: There's poetry in motion in HBO's horse-racing saga Luck Sunday, 9/8c, with the action on the track so thrillingly photographed and edited you may not mind when the human drama so often feels stalled at the gate.

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  • I agree with almost all of these observations, and as usual, some of them get turned upside down from week to week — especially after a thrillingly pivotal episode like Sunday's "Salud," with Gus exacting grisly revenge on the cartel, forcing Jesse to shoot his way out of that carnage, while Walt and Walt Jr. have their wrenching face-to-face in the wake of Walt's beatdown from Jesse.

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  • The latter milks visual gags, like blowing giant pot smoke rings and hurling raw eggs at the audience, while the former thrillingly translated theatricality of dance to cinematic space.

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  • This particular romance had started out effortlessly, even thrillingly.

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  • I can't recall another film that introduced so many thrillingly watchable characters portrayed by actors I'd literally never seen before.

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