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The last of 500 cards were ceremoniously signed at a press conference and then presented with the others to the authorities.‘There Are People Who Should Live’: Good Confronts Evil in Ukraine|Michael Daly|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A $20,000 check was ceremoniously presented to the Southeast Arlington Little League (SEALL).
"They saluted and marched upstairs and they came down so ceremoniously," said Madikizela-Mandela.
Chewing on a thick piece of gum, Moss ceremoniously pulled it out when deigning to talk.
Caroline Kennedy has mostly spent her life as a wife, a mother, and most ceremoniously, a daughter.
Later a scarf, ceremoniously spread over the heads of the pair, took the place of the tent.Folkways|William Graham Sumner
To give a judicial aspect to the proceedings, two prominent Huguenots were ceremoniously hanged.The History of Freedom|John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
The Duchess held out her hand to Michael, who kissed it ceremoniously.The Enemies of Women|Vicente Blasco Ibez
Morality has been ceremoniously extruded from the door only to be brought in again by the window.Familiar Studies of Men and Books|Robert Louis Stevenson
They were conducted to the apartments of the distinguished minister, and formally and ceremoniously ushered into his presence.Dikes and Ditches|Oliver Optic