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  • adv. In a thundering way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a thundering manner; with loud noise.
  • Unusually; extraordinarily; tremendously: as, a thunderingly big egg.


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  • But answer this: has even one of the hundreds of thousands of people who've passed through your gate since I was so thunderingly right about Iraq blamed me at all?

    Unthinkable: Christopher Hitchens at heaven's gate | Editorial

  • Farther around, always treading the bones and images of humans and gods that constituted the floor of this ancient charnel-house of sacrifice, he came upon the device by which the Red One was made to send his call singing thunderingly across the jungle-belts and grass-lands to the far beach of Ringmanu.


  • In a way, it's sad to compare today's thunderingly loud yet sterile air shows to their Depression-era counterparts.

    William Astore: Major Sporting Events: Too Corporatized, Too Controlling, Too Much

  • At least on the western side of the Atlantic, the "green" messages in school also turn out to be thunderingly superficial.

    Can youth really save the planet?

  • You can understand that Labour's campaign is desperate; but the Crewe and Nantwich campaign is thunderingly inept as well.

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  • The problem for the EuroNabobery is that, in truth, we understand it and its implications only too well which is why, if given the chance, we will vote against it with a thunderingly large majority

    Archive 2007-07-15

  • Rather, it seemed to me that your point about a TFC win being better than a Vancouver win was made very bitterly, when as a fan of the Canadian game you should have at least been happy that our two highest-profile and best teams played a thunderingly good match live on national television.

    Potential implications of Vancouver's win

  • She turned out to be a thunderingly incompetent candidate.

    Yes, All Politics Is Local - Dan_McLaughlin’s blog - RedState

  • At the Ballets Russes premiere of "Sacre," the walls reportedly shook with audience abuse ­toward Nijinsky's unexpectedly primal moves and Stravinsky's thunderingly insistent rhythms.

    Inspired by Diaghilev

  • Amos's new album, "" Boys for Pele, '' is stark and thunderingly weird.

    Tori The Subversive


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