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Synonyms for cracking

a sudden sharp noise

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the act of cracking something

the process whereby heavy molecules of naphtha or petroleum are broken down into hydrocarbons of lower molecular weight (especially in the oil-refining process)

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But it looks like none of them, and inch for inch, it crackingly outstrips the competition.
Barry makes a strong case for the subtitle of his crackingly good tale, "The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America.
A crackingly good caper and the music also hits the right chord.
He ruled out early tax cuts when the Conservative returned to power, saying: "We left Labour a crackingly good economy.
Drawing on the French policier tradition, inspired by real events and playing like a fusion of Michael Mann's Heat and The Count of Monte Cristo, former cop Olivier Marchal has delivered a crackingly dark, gritty thriller, driven by terrifically intense performances from Daniel Auteuil and Gerard Depardieu.
But, from the crackingly funny script to the talented director to the peerless cast, it always had MadeIn Britain written all over it.
Add the Princes hunting for the ruby, and a coven of witches (headed by a crackingly well-preserved Michelle Pfeiffer), who want to eat Yvaine's heart to gain eternal life, and that's only the first 20 minutes.
ADVENTURE stories are not just the stuff for boys, as this crackingly fast paced story proves.
Two crackingly good traits for a comic and Gordon Southern is said to have both.
But there's also some crackingly effective action moments for the money (notably a fight on the hell train express sequence that ventures into the realms of surreal animation) while Oseman displays a knowing deadpan wit and a very keen sense of moody camerawork a she builds to his apocalyptic climax.
And if you didn't catch the TV series, then you are in for a crackingly wellconstructed crime story, with a wonderfully shocking conclusion.
Jakeman writes intelligently about art and artists and throws in a crackingly atmospheric historical thriller to boot.