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adverb as in notoriously

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adverb as in wonderfully

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Though he is a spectacular passer, Ball needs plenty of refinement in his game.

“My downfall was so spectacular … jaw-dropping shocking,” she said.

Adams emerges from a pool, in a sultry “Baywatch”-esque shot, to announce that the guys will be changing into Speedos and having a “splash ball spectacular,” which means they’ll be playing a form of pool basketball.

Each day I’d run around the neighborhood and up through the park, ending with a spectacular view of the Golden Gate Bridge.

If the firesale goes through, it would mark one of the more spectacular startup failures since China’s internet boom kicked off a decade ago.

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With the exception of the Bay of Pigs, the agency has succeeded repeatedly, sometimes spectacularly.

The Taliban plot to silence their young critic had backfired spectacularly.

So why would conservatives keep giving money to groups that are losing so spectacularly?

But I also felt called to sound a note of caution, even at this spectacularly joyful moment.

Fewer can do what Game of Thrones does so well, especially in its slower moments: make them feel spectacularly alive.

He was dressed spectacularly, but his face oozed good-nature, though his eyes were like bright bits of coal.

Yet here she was, debonnaire and fresh and perfectly appointed—and ah, so terribly neat and spectacularly finessed!

The Martians had died, too—as surely, though less spectacularly.

A few seconds later, Charles's phone spazzed out spectacularly.

Since the world began, there had been few battle-fields so spectacularly laid out.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spectacularly, such as: infamously, notably, and especially.

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