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See definition of punctually on Dictionary.com
  • as inpromptly
  • as insharp
  • as inregularly
  • as inon time
  • as induly

synonyms for punctually

  • directly
  • expeditiously
  • hastily
  • instantly
  • quickly
  • rapidly
  • speedily
  • swiftly
  • pronto
  • PDQ
  • at once
  • fast
  • flat-out
  • fleetly
  • in nothing flat
  • lickety-split
  • like a shot
  • now
  • on the dot
  • on the double
  • on time
  • posthaste
  • right away
  • sharp
  • straightaway
  • unhesitatingly
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antonyms for punctually

MOST RELEVANT
  • slowly
  • late
  • negligently
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How to use punctually in a sentence

He wishes to cultivate it still, and offers to renew the lease for any number of years, and pay the rent punctually.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The banks do not pry into his moral character: they are satisfied that he meets his overdrafts and promissory notes punctually.
THIRD CLASS IN INDIAN RAILWAYSMAHATMA GANDHI
But however, I know the worst, and shall by the blessing of God observe to perform or pay my forfeits punctually.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
Dan presented himself punctually at the Whitcomb House where Bassett, with his bag packed, sat reading a magazine.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
No clock more punctually went,He ne'er delayed a minute— Nor ever empty was his purse,When he had money in it.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
"Whatever you impose upon me as a part of my duty, madam, rely on its being discharged punctually," answered Peveril.
PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
Every hour punctually, he made his rounds through the building.
THE STUTTERERR.R. MERLISS
Punctually at nine o'clock, after the children and Miss Rottermeyer had retired, the doctor arrived.
HEIDIJOHANNA SPYRI
They met pretty punctually, and Metcalf asked if he saw a star, meaning the lighted candle.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
Few Princes render Justice more speedily, and more punctually.
THE MEMOIRS OF CHARLES-LEWIS, BARON DE POLLNITZ, VOLUME IKARL LUDWIG VON PLLNITZ
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WORDS RELATED TO PUNCTUALLY

  • appropriately
  • at the proper time
  • befittingly
  • correctly
  • decorously
  • deservedly
  • on time
  • punctually
  • rightfully
  • suitably
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