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  • adverb In a poky way.


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  • A sample beef sandwich arrives in two huge doorstep wedges on exemplarily fresh parmesan bread, stuffed with good if slightly overdone beef, rocket, pokily hot wholegrain mustard and a thick layer of secondary salad.

    Belfast's top 10 budget eats

  • Cocktails, including my pokily citric Nairobian Ketel Dawa, were expertly mixed, the barman alone rising above the cheery ineptitude of the rest of the staff.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • When NBR visited the house it appeared uninhabitable in its current state due to the very aged toilets and improvised floorboards in some parts of the pokily laid out home.

    National Business Review (NBR) New Zealand

  • While the story starts off a bit pokily -- Claire's initial appearance inspires tepid interest, at best -- things pick up quickly, and by the book's halfway point, the seemingly disjointed opening scenes have been woven into the larger narrative, and are beginning, at least, to make sense.



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