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[bley-zing] /ˈbleɪ zɪŋ/
burning brightly and with great heat, force, etc.
of tremendous intensity or fervor:
a performance of blazing ferocity.
Origin of blazing
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at blaze1, -ing2
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blazingly, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Macdonald lowered his eyes from her blazingly indignant face.

  • Regina was blazingly clever, interesting, and very nice with those to whom she happened to take a fancy.

    Loyal to the School Angela Brazil
  • It was blazingly clear that he had indeed played with her—or, as she put it in her own mind: “He just stuffed me up all through.”

    The Lion's Share E. Arnold Bennett
  • Small as it was, it was blazingly blue-white brilliant, and had a tiny planet of its own.

    The Colors of Space Marion Zimmer Bradley
  • The sun soon drove away the early mists and beat down upon the two men mercilessly from a blazingly hot sky.

    Under Handicap Jackson Gregory
  • But I was blazingly angry with myself when I got out of the wagon and saw just what had happened.

    The La Chance Mine Mystery Susan Carleton Jones
Word Origin and History for blazingly



late 14c., "shining," also "vehement," present participle adjective from blaze (v.1). As a mild or euphemistic epithet, attested from 1888 (no doubt connected with the blazes in colloquial sense of "Hell").

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for blazingly



Seductive in dress and action; frontin', hot (1990s+ Black teenagers)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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