imposingly


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im·pos·ing

 (ĭm-pō′zĭng)
adj.
Impressive, as in size, power, or accomplishment: an imposing mansion; an imposing array of skills. See Synonyms at grand.

im·pos′ing·ly adv.
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Adv.1.imposingly - in an impressive manner; "the students progressed impressively fast"
References in classic literature ?
Real strength never impairs beauty or harmony, but it often bestows it; and in everything imposingly beautiful, strength has much to do with the magic.
The first was a sky- blue, in the vain expectation that the eye might be cheated into the belief it was the heavens themselves that hung so imposingly over Marmaduke’s dwelling; the second was what he called a “cloud-color,” being nothing more nor less than an imitation of smoke; the third was what Richard termed an invisible green, an experiment that did not succeed against a background of sky.
His beard flowed imposingly downwards, out of sight, be tween the two brown hands gripping the edge of the table, and his persistent glance made sombre by the wide dilations of the pupils, fascinated.
I hold but little discourse except with one and then chiefly of my own affairs," returned the old man, without the least observable apprehension, and pointing imposingly upward; "a Judge; and Judge of all.
They provide imposingly tangible evidence that something is being done about migration.
Life, though, is about to get a whole lot tougher, with host nation England and twice-World Cup winners Australia standing imposingly in Wales' quarter-final path this time around.
Warburton underlined Wales' burning desire to go "one step further" than four years ago despite host nation England and twice-World Cup winners Australia standing imposingly in Wales' quarter-final path this time around.
Three large copper Buddha statues, each weighing fifty tons, stand imposingly.
The boys were arranged in an L-shape around their teacher - a ir weighty man with a thick black beard, wearing a white hat and a zebra-styled black and white shawl - who sat imposingly with a hard stare in front of a battered wooden table with pale blue paint flaking off.
Altidore is a big guy - an imposingly physical striker - and he should be hassling and bullying defenders.
The temple rises imposingly from the surrounding landscape, inspiring all travellers who come to visit it.
The city's impenetrable air became apparent as imperial buildings loomed imposingly when we took a river cruise along the Neva.