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In an excellent manner; admirably.


chiefly Brit in an excellent manner; admirably


(ˈkæp ɪ tl i)

1. excellently; very well.
2. in a manner involving capital punishment.
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One slipper was nowhere to be found; the other had been laid hold of by an urchin, and off he ran with it; he thought it would do capitally for a cradle when he some day or other should have children himself.
He don't seem to care about his dress,' thought Tom, 'and yet how capitally he does it.
I know very well you two did show to advantage, and managed capitally.
She will see ours capitally, but miss the big ones on the hill, unless papa has forgotten all about them," added Steve, cutting short the harangue Mac had begun upon the festivals of the ancients.
Our cat ran away once, and he brought her back, and we talked over the fence, and were getting on capitally, all about cricket, and so on, when he saw Meg coming, and walked off.
He was dismissed the service, and though not adjudged capitally guilty, has been unable since to recover from the merchant a large sum of money which is his by right, as spared to him (Gorshkov) by the legal tribunal.
A new medical equipment was purchased in the capitally repaired maternity ward of the Tyazhinsky District Hospital.
shows] that the offense of plunder has been committed as charged; that accused Napoles is guilty thereof, and that she will probably be punished capitally if the law were administered at this stage of the proceedings.
Whether death sentences are handed down may depend, as Professor James Liebman and Peter Clark put it, on "the practices, policies, habits, and political milieu of local prosecutors, jurors, and judges that dictate whether a given defendant in the United States--whatever his crime--will be charged, tried, convicted, and sentenced capitally and executed.
These initiatives are capitally intensive, engaging equity, debt and project finance.
In the context of a global economic crisis, the Internet is a platform for setting up business providing entrepreneurial opportunities to those who may not be capitally rich (Waddell, Singh & Musa, 2006).
13) It limits capitally punishable offenses against persons to murder, deeming no other crime sufficiently culpable or harmful to merit this extreme penalty.