One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘‘Stop doing that,’ Ellen's voice suddenly said commandingly as he looked up at her, ‘you'll only get it dirtier and risk infection.’’
- ‘A commandingly loud voice woke her slightly, ‘Don't fall asleep quite yet, young lady.’
- ‘It's hard to argue that he's ever held the stage more commandingly than he does today.’
- ‘But he won two presidential elections commandingly, and over the course of several decades inspired a devoted following that now wants to etch his name and image on currency, public buildings and monuments across the land.’
- ‘Ms Flynn resplendent in a suit of white was obliged to leave after her speech and walked commandingly out to speak to reporters.’
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