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slashing

[slash-ing] /ˈslæʃ ɪŋ/
noun
1.
a slash.
adjective
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.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; slash1 + -ing1, -ing2
Related forms
slashingly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for slashingly

slashing

/ˈslæʃɪŋ/
adjective
1.
aggressively or harshly critical (esp in the phrase slashing attack)
Derived Forms
slashingly, adverb
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