nobly (part of speech: adverb)
severely (part of speech: adverb)
curtly, briskly, gruffly, coolly, dryly, intolerantly, oppressively, ascetically, bleakly, rigorously, precisely, correctly, acrimoniously, leanly, matter-of-factly, strictly, abruptly, harshly, icily, frostily, critically, exactingly, brusquely, demandingly, crisply, bluntly, keenly, piquantly, severely, starkly, intensely, tartly, grimly, sternly, shortly, sharply, acutely, meticulously, sparely, rawly, acerbically, basically, cuttingly, fundamentally, austerely, stringently, dourly, caustically
- All the rest of the evening she seemed to grow statelier, colder, more dazzlingly and imperially regal. - "Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man", Marie Conway Oemler.
- Michelangelo, as we know now, was mistaken in accepting his supposed connection with the illustrious Counts of Canossa, whose castle played so conspicuous a part in the struggle between Hildebrand and the Empire, and who were imperially allied through the connections of the Countess Matilda. - "The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti", John Addington Symonds.
- His eyes also found Avery, and in an instant with a haughty disregard of Tudor, he had swept her forward with him, his arm thrust imperially through hers. - "The Bars of Iron", Ethel May Dell.