Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an august manner; majestically.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In an august manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In an august or awe inspiring manner.
  • adverb In a royal or regal manner.

Etymologies

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august +‎ -ly

Examples

  • "Rules augustly in Rome, mayhap," I again interrupted.

    Chapter 11

  • The AJC augustly braying for his resignation, forthwith.

    Awkward questions - poli

  • DOBBS: Well surely not even the augustly liberal "New York Times" believes going back to 1996 is even remotely equal to the arrogant and just absolutely presumptuous statement of David Shipley (ph), the editor, to the McCain campaign.

    CNN Transcript Jul 21, 2008

  • The series also features an evil polygamous prophet, augustly portrayed by Harry Dean Stanton, with the character name of Roland.

    Polygamy: Loading The Barrels To Ignite the Right

  • If indeed this be their destination, arguments may be drawn from reason: and thus augustly supported, the more understanding women acquire, the more they will be attached to their duty — comprehending it — for unless they comprehend it, unless their morals be fixed on the same immutable principle as those of man, no authority can make them discharge it in a virtuous manner.

    A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

  • And it's a perk of being Emperor that he can twitch his purple robe and augustly tells them to get lost.

    Two For The Lions

  • "You may be augustly sure he is not," chuckled the cruel Mata.

    The Dragon Painter

  • Kano Tatsu, would some day, when he might not be augustly inconvenienced by so doing, trace a leaf or a cloud, -- anything, in fact, that fancy could suggest, so that it was the work of his own inimitable hand.

    The Dragon Painter

  • He did not know why but he knew what he was there for and without thinking he raised his hand and snapped his fingers augustly, but it did not get the man's attention.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

  • "Rules augustly in Rome, mayhap," I again interrupted.

    Chapter 11

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