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  • adv. In a honourable manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with honor

Etymologies

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Examples

  • By hastening to Udolpho he intended to remove Emily from the reach of Morano, as well as to break off the affair, without submitting himself to useless altercation: and, if the Count meant what he called honourably, he would doubtless follow Emily, and sign the writings in question.

    The Mysteries of Udolpho

  • I myself am far from desiring that the wife and mother should not possess privileges; it seems to me that the work of a woman who brings up children decently, creditably, and honourably is of such immense importance that it ought to be suitably rewarded.

    Marriage as a Trade

  • Now, under the Captain's rule, she had the pleasure of seeing her name honourably recorded in the subscription list of every local charity: but her hand was no longer open to the surrounding poor, her good old

    Vixen, Volume III.

  • I am ambitious; but my ambition is to connect my name honourably with the first great house built for a negro general.

    The Hour and the Man, An Historical Romance

  • One thing, however, gave me great satisfaction, which was, that when the despatch which we brought home was published, I found my name honourably mentioned in conjunction with other officers, and but three midshipmen were named.

    Percival Keene

  • She was impatient herself for the important conference she was planning, and felt, with increasing solicitude, that all her life's happiness hung upon her power to extricate herself honourably from the terrible embarrassment in which she was involved.

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

  • As for the first article, I hardly think Martin's Liberals have any intention to win this election "honourably".

    Hey, Hive Mind

  • Then Ito turned upon me and poured out an impassioned entreaty that he might be "honourably" permitted to take charge of and fire the torpedoes himself.

    Under the Ensign of the Rising Sun A Story of the Russo-Japanese War

  • GardaĆ­ to investigate Sargent letters, O'Dea perjury claim Sargent acted 'honourably' | 24/02/2010

    ireland.com Breaking News

  • Towards the end, Japanese troops forced many residents to kill themselves "honourably" rather than face capture, according to local accounts.

    Channel NewsAsia Front Page News

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