slashingly, adv.
/slash"ing/, n.
1. a slash.
2. sweeping; cutting.
3. violent; severe: a slashing wind.
4. dashing; impetuous.
5. vivid; flashing; brilliant.
6. Informal. very large or fine; splendid: a slashing fortune.
[1590-1600; SLASH1 + -ING1, -ING2]

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