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storming

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Pronunciation: /ˈstɔːmɪŋ
 
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Definition of storming in English:

adjective

[attributive] British informal
1(Of a performance, especially in sport or music) outstandingly vigorous or impressive: his storming finish carried him into third place
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  • He produced some storming performances for the club's youth and academy teams, but when he was on the brink of a senior career he was struck down by a string of injuries.
  • He's recovered well from back surgery and has gained increased flexibility at Northampton, where he has put in some storming performances this season.
  • In the 1500m, Michael East produced a storming finish to clinch third place in a personal best time.
1.1Excellent: I think this is a storming book

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