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manfully (adv.)

"with manly courage or resolution, valiantly," c. 1400, from manful + -ly (2). Old English had manlice "manfully, nobly."

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Definitions of manfully

manfully (adv.)
in a manful manner; with qualities thought to befit a man;
having said her say Peggy manfully shouldered her burden and prepared to break up yet another home
Synonyms: manly
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