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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - Without delay.

Usage examples (38)
  • He was summarily dismissed by the Director.
  • The suspected spy was summarily executed
  • Saddam had the captain summarily executed while the Pentagon was claiming that the strike had probably finished off Saddam and Uday.
  • The primitive myth persists in modern war, but the determination of guilt is not a question that is dismissed "summarily" as Lowie says. for more
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