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dough·ty

 (dou′tē)
adj. dough·ti·er, dough·ti·est
Marked by stouthearted courage; brave.

[Middle English, from Old English dohtig; see dheugh- in Indo-European roots.]

dough′ti·ly adv.
dough′ti·ness n.
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In fact, for 78 minutes, it was a wretched affair that laughed at the audacity of assuming the Premier League is Europe's most lambent as two teams devoid of everything save effort -- and how doughtily they both toiled -- slugging it out like two battalions of past-it heavyweights.
They lie fifth in the six-team Group B, three points behind the UAE, after one win and three defeats, although they competed doughtily in all four games.
A system in which they fight for the NHS as doughtily as they do is probably sturdier than the international norm in which their defense of their members' pay and conditions does not sustain universal healthcare access.
With the 29-year-old Frenchwoman having stood doughtily by that decision, she is at Wimbledon this year purely to offer choice analysis on television and savour the final days of her reign.
With the 29-year-old Frenchwoman having stood doughtily by that decision, she is at SW19 this year to offer choice analysis on tv and savour the final days of her reign.
Indeed Newcastle posed a threat and defended doughtily for the first 20 minutes but as soon as they were breached it was a familiar tale for a team that are in free-fall.