stoutly


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stout

 (stout)
adj. stout·er, stout·est
1.
a. Bulky in figure; thickset or corpulent. See Synonyms at fat.
b. Strong in body; sturdy: added a stout defensive end to improve the front line.
c. Thick or strong in structure or substance; solid or substantial: "They met a stout barrier of old farm-carts upturned" (J.R.R. Tolkien).
2.
a. Having or marked by boldness or determination; resolute: stout of heart.
b. Stubborn or uncompromising: put up stout resistance to the proposal.
3. Having a strong flavor: a cup of stout coffee.
n.
1.
a. A thickset or corpulent person.
b. A garment size for a large or heavy figure.
2. A very dark ale or lager beer.

[Middle English, from Old French estout, of Germanic origin; see stel- in Indo-European roots.]

stout′ish adj.
stout′ly adv.
stout′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.stoutly - in a resolute manner; "he was stoutly replying to his critics"
Translations

stoutly

[ˈstaʊtlɪ] ADV
1. stoutly builtde construcción sólida, fuerte
2. [deny] → categóricamente, rotundamente; [resist] → tenazmente
he stoutly maintains thatsostiene resueltamente que ...

stoutly

adv (= strongly) madesolide; (= resolutely) resist, defend, fighttapfer, beherzt, mannhaft (liter); believe, maintainfest, steif und fest (pej); resist, refuse, denyentschieden; stoutly built (person)stämmig, kräftig (gebaut); wall, doorstark, kräftig; housesolide gebaut; stoutly Catholic etcgut katholisch etc

stoutly

[ˈstaʊtlɪ] adv (defend, resist, fight) → valorosamente; (deny) → categoricamente; (believe, maintain) → fermamente
References in classic literature ?
When each had fully stated his case the Ape announced this sentence: "I do not think you, Wolf, ever lost what you claim; and I do believe you, Fox, to have stolen what you so stoutly deny."
The act released his physical energies without unfettering his will; his mind was still spellbound, but his powerful body and agile limbs, endowed with a blind, insensate life of their own, resisted stoutly and well.
Two months ago he would have declared stoutly that he would never be beholden to his wife's friends; but now he told himself as stoutly that it was nothing but right and natural that Bessy should go to the Pullets and explain the thing to them; they would hardly let Bessy's furniture be sold, and it might be security to Pullet if he advanced the money,--there would, after all, be no gift or favor in the matter.
Don Quixote was left with a face as full of holes as a sieve and a nose not in very good condition, and greatly vexed that they did not let him finish the battle he had been so stoutly fighting with that villain of an enchanter.
"Oh!" said Lydia stoutly, "I am not afraid; for though I AM the youngest, I'm the tallest."
Because I want you to promise me that you will lie stoutly to your wife about Sylvia Joy.
"They oughtn't to be afraid to, anyhow," said Felix stoutly. "I'm going to make a resolution to say just what I think always."
"I have killed the man of God and now I will myself be a man and go into the world," he said stoutly as he stopped running and walked rap- idly down a road that followed the windings of Wine Creek as it ran through fields and forests into the west.
When he had pulled a mile above the village, he started quartering across and bent himself stoutly to his work.
"By all the saints!" said he, "you hit full stoutly. My head hums like a hive of bees on a summer morning."
The Bannecks, however, stoutly denied having taken these spoils in fight, and persisted in affirming that the outrage had been perpetrated by a Blackfoot band.
Tom was then interrogated who was with him, which Mr Allworthy declared he was resolved to know, acquainting the culprit with the circumstance of the two guns, which had been deposed by the squire and both his servants; but Tom stoutly persisted in asserting that he was alone; yet, to say the truth, he hesitated a little at first, which would have confirmed Mr Allworthy's belief, had what the squire and his servants said wanted any further confirmation.