manfully


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man·ful

 (măn′fəl)
adj.
Having or showing characteristics traditionally associated with masculinity, such as courage or reserve.

man′ful·ly adv.
man′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.manfully - in a manful mannermanfully - 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"
unmanfully, unmanly - without qualities thought to befit a man

manfully

adverb bravely, boldly, vigorously, stoutly, hard, strongly, desperately, courageously, stalwartly, powerfully, resolutely, determinedly, heroically, valiantly, nobly, gallantly, like the devil, to the best of your ability, like a Trojan, intrepidly, like one possessed, with might and main They stuck to their task manfully.
Translations

manfully

[ˈmænfəlɪ] ADVvalientemente, resueltamente

manfully

[ˈmænfəli] adv [try, cope, persevere] → vaillamment

manfully

[ˈmænfəlɪ] advcoraggiosamente, valorosamente
References in classic literature ?
Roderigo rent his chains asunder manfully, and Hugo died in agonies of remorse and arsenic, with a wild, "Ha
He had no whip, which seemed to trouble him; but my pace soon cured that difficulty, and he found the best thing he could do was to stick to the saddle and hold me in, which he did manfully.
You speak so feelingly and so manfully, Charles Darnay, that I thank you with all my heart, and will open all my heart--or nearly so.
She described to us how tenderly he had taken leave of her, and how manfully and quietly he had borne himself.
When at last we were really alone, I turned and looked at Nicolete striding manfully at my side, just to make sure that it was really true.
Fourthly, it was announced, that, on the second day, there should be a general tournament, in which all the knights present, who were desirous to win praise, might take part; and being divided into two bands of equal numbers, might fight it out manfully, until the signal was given by Prince John to cease the combat.
But the Prince lied manfully, and swore he had never looked up from his work for a moment.
Then the tables were turned, for he dashed in right manfully with his shining blade and made the tinker give back again.
Now, by way of having a resting-place during his excursions, avoiding the wretched cookery -- which has been trying its best to poison me during the last four months, while you have manfully resisted its effects for as many years, -- and obtaining a bed on which it is possible to slumber, Monte Cristo has furnished for himself a temporary abode where you first found him; but, to prevent the possibility of the Tuscan government taking a fancy to his enchanted palace, and thereby depriving him of the advantages naturally expected from so large an outlay of capital, he has wisely enough purchased the island, and taken its name.
The three brothers screamed manfully, likewise, and ran to the shore as fast as their legs would carry them, with Cadmus at their head.
In this way they struggled forward, manfully braving difficulties and dangers, until they came to where the bed of the river was narrowed to a mere chasm, with perpendicular walls of rock that defied all further progress.
You can bear sorrow manfully, as well as act manfully.