spank•ingPronunciation: (spang'king), [key]
moving rapidly and smartly.
quick and vigorous: a spanking pace.
blowing briskly: a spanking breeze.
unusually fine, great, large, etc.; remarkable; distinctive: a spanking monogram in gold embroidery.
extremely, strikingly, or remarkably; very: three little girls in spanking new dresses.
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