The process can seem needlessly and maddeningly bureaucratic.
And, maddeningly, “A” ended on a cliffhanger, just as a potentially explosive confrontation was about to go down.
By contrast, the US mainstream media is maddeningly slow to use the word "anti-Semitic".
Both books feature characters that are maddeningly difficult to tell apart.
This correspondence blends the maddeningly mundane and the philosophically insightful.
He had been as wholly, maddeningly obstinate as the extremely good sometimes are.
It was maddeningly strange to think that none hitherto had come.
You know I was maddeningly pretty then, and he had my photograph.
But Robin had become suddenly and maddeningly Caledonian again.
The work went faster than could be expected, yet it was maddeningly slow.