One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See thunderingas submodifier ‘it was so thunderingly dull’
- ‘Yet in the Bush era, where religion enters politics it is usually, thunderingly, from the right.’
- ‘Yes, some of them are handsome, yes they're all clever fellows, but they are also thunderingly self-satisfied.’
- ‘This probably offended the odd sensitive viewer, although Brown is so thunderingly wholesome that it seems unlikely.’
- ‘Either way, the new 807 is thunderingly unfussy in appearance, quite blank-faced and dutiful - and welcome enough for that.’
- ‘And it doesn't hurt that this production features a trio of thunderingly good performances from its cast.’
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