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surprising greatly

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so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm

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I also don't think it is astonishing to ask for ideas on something relatively simple--surely one of the great things about the forum is the opportunity to pick the brains of so many experts and professionals?
But the setback sparked an astonishing revival from the Bees who went in 2-1 up at the break.
And cruelty, astonishing in scale, bewildering in scope, visited on hundreds of helpless patients before and during the 1920s at New Jersey's Trenton State Hospital, all in the name of scientific treatment for mental disease, is the leitmotif in Andrew Scull's superbly horrifying study of Henry Cotton, Madhouse: A Tragic Tale of Megalomania and Modern Medicine.
But the resort town is reinventing itself as chichi destination, and the astonishing 371-room fantasy beach resort Fiesta Americana Grand Aqua is speeding that transition (stealing star chef Michelle Bernstein from Miami's Mandarin Oriental was a good start).
Comment: It is astonishing that such a rule would need to be required.
Sleigh's too subtle--this is an astonishing first novel--to spell all this out.
We averaged an astonishing 41 miles per gallon, using a few tricks to attain the high mileage, such as putting the transmission in neutral and coasting down hills.
Through publication and analysis of financial records covering a period of approximately sixty-seven years, Hatfield confirms some long-held beliefs, but more importantly provides astonishing evidence about Michelangelo's financial standing and by extension, his work and status.
He was known to be notoriously vain but still self-deprecatingly humble in the face of astonishing success.
CLARE MORRALL Astonishing Splashes of Colour (Tindal Street Press, pounds 7.
In one of the week's more astonishing announcements, Sony said it would stop making Betamax VCRs so it can concentrate on digital video and other products that people actually buy.
It was simply the magnitude of the man: the awesome talent, the bigger than life presence, the irrationality, arid the astonishing way he turned his life around long after the cheering was over.
After passing that astonishing parade of grandiose homes flaunting affluence, we turned into a small lane and were met with a discreet barred gate with just an entry button -- no house in view.
It's an astonishing dead ringer for the heart of a mammal or bird today," says Dale Russell, a paleontologist (fossil scientist) at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.