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adverb as in flat out

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Fortunately, no one has been caned over the head as the national debate continues full bore.

“A lot of people are going to want to go full bore,” says the aide.

If you support Obama on this question, you open yourself up to full-bore fire from the populist right.

At a meeting in mid-April, Team McCain prepared a full-bore media plan to deal with the fallout if the story broke.

Henry's reluctance to do anything full-bore romantically or work-wise ends up biting him in the ass.

It was nine o'clock by the time they had finished tea, and the hurricane was going full bore.

His turbine screamed to a keener pitch with wide throttle, and he climbed full-bore into the down-town slow lane.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to full-bore, such as: all-out, at full speed, at full throttle, bluntly, directly, and openly.

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