authoritatively

All Adverb
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  • He could say so solemnly and authoritatively what every living man knew by heart. Cited from Editorials from the Hearst Newspapers by Brisbane
  • "They know nothing, they understand nothing, and still they talk authoritatively about everything." Cited from Caesar or Nothing, by Pio Baroja
  • He has reported extensively and authoritatively on many of world's major news stories over recent years.
  • Felix noted their division, and spoke once more, this time still more authoritatively than ever. Cited from The Great Taboo, by Grant Allen
  • She turned to him authoritatively as he started to speak. Cited from Revelations of a Wife, The Story of a Honeymoon, by Adele Garrison
  • He wrote authoritatively on the history of gold and silver objects.
  • Some subconscious knowledge told the young man authoritatively that he was looking on a master work. Cited from The Penalty, by Gouverneur Morris
  • These were the two men who, though dead, were now speaking more authoritatively to the German mind than all others. Cited from History of Rationalism, by John F. Hurst
  • No one could declare that authoritatively, and every one might hope or believe as he liked. Cited from The Life of John Milton, Volume 5 (of 7), 1654-1660, by David Masson
  • Nothing can show this more clearly or authoritatively than the quotations we are making. Cited from Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 2 of 4, by American Anti-Slavery Society
  • It does not seem probable, but no one can say authoritatively that it is impossible. Cited from Up in the Clouds, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • The only ones of which the British could write authoritatively were, of course, those which they captured. Cited from The Naval War of 1812, by Theodore Roosevelt
  • "What does all this mean!" he demanded, as authoritatively as he could. Cited from Plotting in Pirate Seas, by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  • Dick little knew, as he spoke so authoritatively, that his father was already in possession of these facts. Cited from Bunch Grass, by Horace Annesley Vachell
  • You will find it stated by Darwin and more authoritatively still by later writers. Cited from The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne, by W. Locke
  • The greatest authoritatively accepted age for the species is little more than 50 years.
  • Why did she speak so authoritatively to her mistress? Cited from The Road to Mandalay, by B. M. Croker (Bithia Mary Croker)
  • I doubt if there is any one better fitted by long experience and almost matchless common sense to speak authoritatively. Cited from The Arena, Vol. 4, No. 21, August 1891, ed. by B. O. Flower
  • "Come here!" said he authoritatively, drawing her into the study. Cited from Ruth, by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • "You're quite sure of that?" responded my father authoritatively, as he advanced towards her. Cited from Poor Jack, by Frederick Marryat
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Meaning of authoritatively

  • adverb In an authoritative and magisterial manner
    she spoke authoritatively