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  • breathtakingly — adv. Breathtakingly is used with these adjectives: ↑beautiful, ↑simple …   Collocations dictionary

  • breathtakingly — breathtaking ► ADJECTIVE ▪ astonishing or awe inspiring. DERIVATIVES breathtakingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • breathtakingly — adverb see breathtaking …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • breathtakingly — See breathtaking. * * * …   Universalium

  • breathtakingly — adv. stunningly, awesomely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • breathtakingly — breath·tak·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • breathtakingly — adv overwhelmingly, amazingly, astonishingly, stunningly, spectacularly, stupendously, excitingly, thrillingly, stirringly, awe inspiringly, impressively …   Useful english dictionary

  • breathtaking — breathtakingly, adv. /breth tay king/, adj. thrillingly beautiful, remarkable, astonishing, exciting, or the like: a breathtaking performance. [1875 80; BREATH + TAKE + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • If on a winter's night a traveler — 1st edition (publ. Einaudi, Turin) If on a winter s night a traveler (Italian: Se una notte d inverno un viaggiatore) is a 1979 novel by the Italian writer Italo Calvino. The narrative is about a reader trying to read a book called If on a winter …   Wikipedia

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