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Definition of the adverb Achingly
What does Achingly mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?
- In an aching manner; sorely.
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by Claude Summers
Achingly predictable, most of it and, ultimately, unenlightening because of the rigid parameters in which queer lives were set. Like a comet roaring across a night sky came Channel 4's Queer As Folk (1999), a rambunctious comedydrama set in Manchester's Gay Village. Unapologetic, tabootweaking, and unconcerned with presenting a good public face, its mainly gay characters played havoc with previously acceptable notions of “homosexual TV drama.” Written by Russell T. Davies, ...
by Robert R. Watson
While "Fern Hill" is oftenpraised for its achingly pure lyricism, it has alsobeen criticized for being overly nostalgicor escapist, overly sentimental or solipsistic ( the boy poet istheonly human presence in the poem).Because of its remarkablysimple language and childlike vision, some criticshave thoughtittoo accessible, too approachable, not asintellectually demanding as Thomas's earlier poetry. More appreciative readers have remarked on the poem's inherent romanticism, with links to ...
The Film Snob*s Dictionary (2006)
An Essential Lexicon of Filmological Knowledge by David Kamp, Lawrence Levi
Achingly tasteful video-reissue company that, like the Rock Snob—beloved labels Rhino and Sundazed, has found success by recycling old movies as lavish, extras-laden packages for deep -pocketed connoisseurs. (The twodisc Criterion version of Straw Dogs. for example, comes in Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0, with a full-length SAM PECKINPAH documentary ...
Encyclopedia Paranoiaca (2013)
by Henry Beard
It was sweet—achingly sweet.” And thus was born the nonnutritive artificial sweetener known as sucralose. “It wasn't of any use as an insecticide,” Phadnis's Queens College adviser, Leslie Hough, told Bilger. “That was tested.” But it certainly has proved useful as a sugar substitute. “When mixed with fillers and sold in bright-yellow sachets, it's known as Splenda,” Bilger informs us.114 Despite its pesticide-manqué origins, Splenda was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3H4I1N1G2L1Y4
The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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