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1Surprisingly impressively or notably:‘both cars handle competently and precisely, if not astoundingly’[as submodifier] ‘an astoundingly good performance’
- 1.1[sentence adverb] Used to express surprise at a situation or event:‘astoundingly, even after all these centuries something of his effort survives’
- 1.1[sentence adverb] Used to express surprise at a situation or event:
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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.