amaz·​ing·​ly | \ ə-ˈmā-ziŋ-lē How to pronounce amazingly (audio) \

Definition of amazingly

1 : to an amazing degree amazingly low prices
2 : as is amazing Amazingly, she wasn't hurt by the fall.

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Biomedical companies known their worth—horseshoe crab blood is amazingly potent at detecting E. coli, among other things, making their blood worth as much as $14,000 per quart. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "Study: Horseshoe Crabs Really Are Arachnids, Just Like Spiders," 28 Feb. 2019 The Edmonton native is being whispered — amazingly, given his NHL debut was Dec. 18 — as a dark-horse Calder Trophy candidate as the league’s top rookie. Geoff Baker, The Seattle Times, "Former Everett Silvertips goalie Carter Hart putting on one-man show to keep Philadelphia Flyers in playoff hunt," 11 Feb. 2019 And, perhaps amazingly, some experts believe masturbating can even temporarily strengthen your immune system. Rachel Jacoby Zoldan, SELF, "14 Benefits of Female Masturbation and Why Every Woman Should Do It," 31 Dec. 2018 From Selena Gomez’s dress and Puma sneaker combo to Chiara Ferragni’s glitzy collab with Converse, our faves have turned the athleisure staple into an amazingly versatile trend. Tess Garcia, Teen Vogue, "Nike Released a Pair of Swarovski-Covered Air Max 97 Shoes," 26 Dec. 2018 Somebody's trying to get the president to, amazingly, be impulsive and do something not in his own interest. Fox News, "Politics of The New York Times' Rod Rosenstein report," 21 Sep. 2018 Somewhat amazingly, Flynn wrote an op-ed for the Hill praising the Turkish government extensively. Andrew Prokop, Vox, "New tension between Flynn and Mueller as Flynn’s sentencing approaches," 14 Dec. 2018 Yet amazingly, no deaths were reported as a result of the 7.0 quake—a testament to Alaska’s commitment to resilience. Alissa Walker, Curbed, "Alaska’s earthquake didn’t kill anyone—here’s why," 3 Dec. 2018 Those are amazingly good prices for that much solid-state storage. Brad Chacos, PCWorld, "These 240GB SSDs are on sale for only $40," 4 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of amazingly

1659, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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