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1[usually as submodifier] In a very bright and dazzling way that is likely to cause temporary loss of vision:‘blindingly white beams of light’‘it started out blindingly sunny on Sunday morning’
- 1.1[as submodifier] Very intensely; extremely:‘the reason is blindingly obvious’
- 1.1[as submodifier] Very intensely; extremely:
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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.