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gnarly

(jargon)
/nar'lee/ Both obscure and hairy. "Yow! - the tuned assembler implementation of BitBlt is really gnarly!" From a similar but less specific usage in surfer slang.

gnarly

Pronounced "narlee," gnarly is a favorite word of high-tech enthusiasts to refer to something extreme, radical, perfection, over the top.
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The earliest, "The Shape of Change" (1964), is also the gnarliest of the group.
WideBoyz documents Tom and Pete's assault of the gnarliest cracks in the USA, including the first free-climbing ascent of Century Crack, in Utah''s Canyonlands, the world's hardest and longest offwidth climb.
Wideboyz follows Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker from Sheffield as they manage to shock a few Americans in a near-the-knuckle bid to climb some of the gnarliest wide cracks in the US.
We still have a lot to learn about optimizing human and social capital, but deeper human and broader social capital are some of the best levers we have today to make real and significant progress on our gnarliest social problems.
A Little Sumpin' Wild is Lagunitas' version of a Belgian IPA, meaning it is the biggest, gnarliest, hoppiest Belgian-style IPA in the whole world.
The sturdy footpiece's unmistakable construction and ability to withstand the gnarliest moshpit has made it the staple shoe for an array of heartthrobs and songbirds: the same year Jodeci seduced ladies while wearing eight-eye boots unlaced with baggy denims, Kurt Cobain rocked scuffed low-tops and voiced his generation's alienation.
So you get the fattest, gnarliest chick you can uncover and lay the wood to her.
There are two female members and one of them, mountain guide and local ranger Heather Morning, describes herself as "the gnarliest bird in the Cairngorms".
Team Realtree members cover nine states on their way to letting a few arrows fly at some of the gnarliest bucks ever seen, including a 172-inch brute; realtree.
It's evident that his interest in the ocean runs much deeper than finding the gnarliest wave.
This double-black bump run through well-spaced trees is one of the gnarliest, most challenging runs on the entire mountain.
Dennis Imhoff, state park ranger and booster for California's biggest inland lake, is trying to steer a visitor away from the sea's gnarliest features but they keep popping up, like the dying fish now floating in clumps near the shoreline.