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Definition of Deafeningly
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Literary usage of Deafeningly
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1. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"The Senators clapped hands deafeningly and rose, the galleries shouted more deafeningly still and rose, leaning forward and waving, while members of the ..."
2. Vagabonding Down the Andes: Being the Narrative of a Journey, Chiefly Afoot by Harry Alverson Franck (1917)
"All night long I lay like a Hindu ascetic on his couch of nails, listening to the exquisite torture of a broken-voiced church-bell that clanged deafeningly ..."
3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"These were really played, not deafeningly banged, as is the case on the Chinese stage ; and the music seemed a degree nearer to that of Europe than either ..."
4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1843)
"... jarring the foundations of the rocks, as though a thou- saud mountains were dashed against each other, so deafeningly do the echoes repeat the bellow of ..."