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Synonyms for authoritatively

in an authoritative and magisterial manner

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I'll speak to you after all's over," said Father Dennis authoritatively in Dan's ear.
Be quiet, Maggie," he said authoritatively, pushing her aside.
First of all, I am yet to authoritatively get to the truth; what we are hearing is perhaps mostly from the media.
Nation Sport has authoritatively learned that negotiations between KPL and the foreign pay television channel are at an advanced stage with the view of having top flight games back on television before June this year.
Though details surrounding the sudden death were still sketchy as of the time of filing this report, Tribune Online authoritatively gathered that the sad incident occurred around 11.
Although he did not give details on the amount of weapons held, he added: "I can say authoritatively they have retained some, it's a violation of the United Nations Security Council resolutions and it's going to have to be taken up diplomatically and they would be ill-advised to try to use any again, we made that very clear with our strike.
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Who may authoritatively interpret the Constitution?
Kaufman is a professor at NYU and received his PhD in psychology from Yale, so he's in the perfect position to comment authoritatively about the labels of 'gifted' and 'ungifted' and how they evolve.
In a statement, he said Obama's speech had broken new ground on a number of issues, adding that it sets out more clearly and more authoritatively than ever before the administration's legal justifications for targeted killing, and the constraints that it operates under.
Cllr Evans said: "The only person whose name has been authoritatively mentioned is the incumbent who ran the previous administration which earned plaudits from the Audit Commission for its stewardship.
Now I have a practical question in working with an instrument student that I can't answer authoritatively.
First, it may seem to the student of military history problematic that a scholar without prior military experience would presume to write authoritatively on war.
The 2009/2010 edition of the WIBC Competitiveness Report will be launched in the gathering, a research that authoritatively assesses the strategic direction of the Islamic banking industry and the key players.
If he spent more time in the blighted areas, he could speak more authoritatively.