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1[as sentence adverb] In a way that causes great surprise or wonder:‘amazingly, 66 passengers and crew members survived’
- 1.1informal Very impressively or well:‘I genuinely thought Rachel sang amazingly’
- 1.2informal [as submodifier] Very; extremely (usually expressing approval):‘there's an amazingly diverse range of work under one roof’‘there are so many amazingly good clarets’
- 1.1informal Very impressively or well:
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.