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adverb as in without delay

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Example Sentences

Warnings that Roe was in danger were summarily brushed off as paranoia from candidates, activists, and outside groups alike.

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Impassion appealed the decision—a process that included submitting thousands of pages of forensic accounting, which were summarily ignored.

Nixon couldn’t summarily create a national speed limit, but he knew how to dangle the highway dollars as an incentive.

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In a highly publicized episode in January 2020, Moms 4 Housing and the Oakland Community Land Trust reached an agreement with a major real estate company to buy a property the moms had previously occupied for months before being summarily evicted.

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Nasrallah's non-statement on these cases suggests Hezbollah feels the charges cannot be summarily ignored.

The DISCLOSE Act was summarily executed via filibuster in the Senate last night.

That ended in 2009, when Baradar summarily kicked him off the Quetta Shura and stripped him of his others posts.

As a sign of his objection, he summarily withdrew his ambassador from Doha earlier this month.

In November 1990, forty-seven women drove in the Kingdom and were summarily arrested.

Thus summarily dismissed, Jack returned to the camp-fire in quest of the slumber which he needed.

After which he was bound and gagged and summarily left to lie by the roadside.

If the King had been a Richelieu, he would have dealt summarily with the nobles and rebellious mobs.

Now that he had been snatched so summarily from his hateful position on board the Olenia, his desire to leave her was not so keen.

Two of the officers, as guilty of flagrant breach of faith and other crimes, were summarily hung.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to summarily, such as: arbitrarily, forthwith, promptly, swiftly, at short notice, and expeditiously.

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