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exceedingly

[ik-see-ding-lee] /ɪkˈsi dɪŋ li/
adverb
1.
to an unusual degree; very; extremely:
The children were doing exceedingly well in school.
Origin
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English. See exceeding, -ly
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British Dictionary definitions for exceedingly

exceedingly

/ɪkˈsiːdɪŋlɪ/
adverb
1.
to a very great or unusual degree; extremely; exceptionally
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