wackily


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Synonyms for wackily

in a mildly insane manner

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Without the daft stunts and wackily dressed goofballs, all you'd have left would be a bunch of dull dolts, demanding wealth without graft, fame without talent.
Poised on its plaza like a deformed meteorite, it exhibits the usual OMA tension between a wackily monumental exterior and fluidly informal interior.
Wharton's critical misfortunes make both informative and at times even entertaining reading: vitriolic disparagement from male reviewers has the authentic tang of the wackily antique and includes the observation that 'her men are subtle and complex ladies wearing mustaches' (sounds promising to me), and the bizarre lament that she had not yet mastered the technique of always beginning a story with a conversation.
Kicking off with the gorgeous Delicate and Older Chests, you just knew this would be a special night, while other gems from the album, O, included Amie, Cannonball and the wackily operatic Eskimo.
I have to make this journey in heavy gilded buskins," he explains, seeming to supress a giggle at the very thought of such wackily butch accessories.
In fact, [TABULAR DATA OMITTED] for a normal country, the combination of massive foreign debts, a chronic current account deficit, and wackily overvalued financial markets, would be symptoms of an economy on the verge of crisis, like Mexico in 1994 or Thailand in 1997.
The chapters themselves--except for the last, which follows Jacques's withdrawal, a "real-life" epilogue stuffed with surprises--scarcely vary in length by more than a page or two, a fact worth mentioning since Queneau cared about such things and no doubt imposed this symmetry on his wackily eclectic narrative.
Not to go on too much about this, but the same shelf holds the mounted flag used for page one of the first issue of the California Courier, a weekly that a couple of us wackily started back in the summer of '58.
One almost wackily incorruptible man really did create some lasting change.
While "Rumpelstiltskin," "The Emperors New Clothes," "The Boy Who Cried Wolf," and "King Midas" all benefit from the wackily skewed Muppet approach, it is the opening and closing tales that steal the show.
Kadare knows how to handle the wackily demonic - it's the lighter, domestic touch that ironically escapes him, in a book that is alternately spooky and frazzled.
It is suitably archaic-sounding and wackily impressive in performance.
This year, the wackily weird example is 'Colossal,' an Anne Hathaway starrer that is not what you expect the ethereal and stylish screen luminary to topbill.
On the day of his big audition, a piano prodigy (Jesse Eisenberg) winds up going wackily far out of his way to get the rest of his farofly's life in order, going so far as to help his cokehead mother (Melissa Leo) score drugs in "Predisposed.
But while Going the Distance starts well (they fall in lust during a New York pub quiz) it can never balance charm and romance with its selfconscious raunchiness Christina Applegate is a shining beacon of wonderfully dry comedy, and is superb as Drew's long-suffering older sister and Charlie Day is wackily funny as Long's flatmate Going the Distance is at its best when its is simply focusing on being a rom-com, but the cheap and tawdry sex jokes get in the way.