adv.1.Without punishment; with impunity.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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For instance, Toland in his Preface complains that in matters of religion one is punished for innovative thinking, whereas "a Man may not only make new Discoveries and Improvement in Law or Physick, and in the other Arts and Sciences impunibly, but also for so doing be deservedly encourag'd and rewarded."(11) Swift uses the same example, not to affirm the value of innovation, but rather to defend truth, as he perceives it, against corrupt innovators: