suddenly (adv.) Old form(s): sodainly
extempore, spontaneously, off the cuff
1H6 III.i.5[Winchester to Gloucester, of any accusation] Do it without invention, suddenly
2H6 II.i.128[Gloucester to all, of 'blind' Simpcox's ability to name colours] suddenly to nominate them all, it is impossible
H8 III.i.70[Queen Katherine to Campeius and Wolsey] how to make ye suddenly an answer / In such a point of weight
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