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summarily

[ suh-mair-uh-lee, suhm-er-uh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF summarily

Synonyms for summarily

  • arbitrarily
  • forthwith
  • promptly
  • swiftly
  • at short notice
  • expeditiously
  • immediately
  • on the spot
  • peremptorily
  • readily
  • speedily
  • without waste
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Antonyms for summarily

  • slowly
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SUMMARILY

She disposed of that obstreperous individual most summarily.

He hurried expectant to Ferrires; there to be summarily disillusioned.

I could not deal so summarily with it; nor could I drive the words of it out of my head.

The Sandemanians were super-Calvinists, and their tenets may be summarily defined.

You would be taken, and justice would be done upon you summarily.

A spy caught in the lines of armies is summarily dealt with of necessity.

Proceedings were, however, summarily brought to a stop at this point.

No, Mr. Ashley, she cried, summarily; a womans word is as weighty as a mans.

But I don't know what Jenny will say of your disposing of her conquest so summarily.

There was no appeal from its judgments and its sentences were summarily executed.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, from summary + -ly (2).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SUMMARILY

briefly

adverbconcisely
  • in a nutshell
  • in brief
  • in short
  • shortly
  • succinctly
  • summarily
  • to sum things up
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