One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The northern view to our little island Isay is blocked by the 500-metre peak of Ben Dhubh, but to the north-west, Taransay looks barrenly formidable.’
- ‘‘With Vietnam, it barrenly interfered in our internal affairs by deliberately agitating rebellions and illegal border crossings and stating it will accept those they brand as ‘refugees’,’ the daily said.’
- ‘The catalogue, indeed, makes out Penone's work to be sad, even sinister, rather than barrenly clever.’
- ‘They're better than context, at once barrenly isolated and cozily insulated.’
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