from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a Draconic manner; severely; rigorously.


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  • Shana wasn't willing to go quite that far'the sanitary facilities at the Citadel were suited for humans, where the draconically designed facilities here were sketchy and primitive, to say the least-but it was far and away the best place she'd ever seen to wait out a siege.

    The Elvenbane Lackey, Mercedes 1991

  • It's very tempting for everybody to get carried away with the rhetoric and saying we should round up these monsters and deal with them draconically.

    Reuters: Top News 2011

  • The golden state faces a massive $24 billion state budget deficit -- with cash expected to run out by July -- California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is cutting funds draconically and that includes programs that keep HIV-positive people alive.

    LA IMC 2009


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