One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘One said scathingly: ‘In my view you have to have achieved something in order to be great.’’
- ‘Officials have scathingly dismissed the notion that more money will solve Africa's problems as ‘old thinking’.’
- ‘Later, he scathingly recalled the reluctance of friends to comment on his book because Moscow had not made its position known.’
- ‘His reviews, often scathingly honest, were usually prophetic of how well the public would receive a film, dance recital, or exhibition.’
- ‘Recently she wrote scathingly about people putting themselves at needless risk, causing responsible, hard-working and caring individuals to put their lives in danger in an effort to rescue them.’
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