In a summary manner; without the customary formalities: she was summarily dismissed
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- The fact that it was so quickly and summarily rejected by the Court of Appeal would indicate that that was not the case.
- The four rogue traders have been summarily dismissed, as has their immediate supervisor.
- Little Jack is kidnapped in bizarre circumstances and summarily returned with the ransom money untouched.
immediately, instantly, right away/off, straight away, at once, on the spot, directly, forthwith, promptly;
arbitrarily, without formality, without notice, without warning, peremptorily, without discussion, without due process
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