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slam-bang

1. adjective, slang Very exciting and vigorous, especially due to great action and speed. The film's slam-bang finale makes up for the slow start and ho-hum middle. The show turned out to be more thoughtful and introspective than slam-bang, which I think took a lot of viewers by surprise.
2. adverb, slang In a very exciting, vigorous, and action-packed manner. The play unfolds slam-bang from beginning to end, and the audience is left breathless by the end of it. The two boxers have been going at it slam-bang for the last three rounds, each one determined to knock the other out.
3. adverb, slang Very quickly, frenetically, and carelessly. The team went slam-bang for the first half of the game, but was left totally depleted as a result in the second half.
4. adverb, slang Very forcefully and noisily. The truck crashed slam-bang through the wall, bringing everyone in the area to a total standstill.

slam-bang

mod. wild; exciting. It was a slam-bang weekend, and I loved every minute of it.
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The best of PGA of Taiwan (TPGA) and the top guns of Philippine Golf Tour Asia slug it out in what promises to be a slam-bang start to the Daan Taiwan Open beginning today at the Ching Chuan Kang Golf Club in Taichung.
Defending champions Ian Clark Bautista, Mario Fernandez and Eumir Felix Marcial overwhelmed their foes en route to the second round all in flashy, slam-bang fashion.
This is a tense thriller although the slam-bang finale isn't entirely convinving.
The slam-bang triple world title challenger, who bowed out last year following a career littered with wars, is now carving a career on the other side of the ropes through his boxing brand, MGM.
However, once the central plot of skullduggery reveals its intentions, Foster's iron-tight grasp on realism slackens and she is compelled to take risky gambles to engineer a slam-bang finale.
Jack his own However, once the central plot of skullduggery reveals its intentions, Foster's iron-tight grasp on realism slackens and she is compelled to take risky gambles to engineer a slam-bang finale.
Although it lacks the depth of Neill Blomkamp's thrilling first feature, District 9, this ambitious follow-up is distinguished by slickly orchestrated action sequences and the South African writer-director brings together all of the surviving characters for a rousing slam-bang finale that proves one brave man can make a difference.
Pune Warriors became the latest team to be terminated from the IPL after the BCCI working committee decided to end the Sahara-owned team's tenure with the slam-bang T20 league.
Olivier Megaton sits in the director's chair for the sequel and delivers more slam-bang thrills than the first instalment, embracing the preposterousness of a centrepiece car sequence which sees the hero's daughter, who has failed her driving test, perform high-speed manoeuvres through the streets of Istanbul.
Olivier Megaton sits in the director's chair for the sequel and he delivers more slam-bang thrills than the first instalment, embracing the preposterousness of a centrepiece car sequence which sees the hero's daughter, who has failed her driving test, perform high-speed manoeuvres.
After starting with a fair degree of promise, Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World loses its sense of outrageous comedic courage and drifts slam-bang towards sentimental slush.
Sadly, despite some fairly slam-bang yet derivative action, the biggest death featured was the financial one suffered by the film itself - running out of cash twice and only seeing a very limited release in 2009, two years after it was first made.
Lin delivers slam-bang thrills including a theft from a moving train and a bruising fist fight between the two beefiest members of cast.
The slam-bang all rounder said that the doctors have diagnosed a small rupture in his side and advised him rest for a couple of days, because of which he would miss Friday's (today) practice match against Essex.
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