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gallantly (adv.)

1550s, "showily," from gallant (adj.) + -ly (2). Meaning "with exaggerated courtesy toward women" is from 1610s.

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Definitions of gallantly from WordNet

gallantly (adv.)
in a gallant manner;
he gallantly offered to take her home
Synonyms: chivalrously
From wordnet.princeton.edu