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- adv. In a loyal manner, faithfully.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a loyal manner; faithfully.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a loyal manner; faithfully.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. with loyalty; in a loyal manner
Dibdin loyally reproduces, copied from the original document in the
Tyrant as he was, he could be just when his temper was not roused, and he kept his word loyally in this case.
Chad, however, loyally stuck to it -- loyally, that is, to Strether.
To Gaston there was a kind of fascination, an actually aesthetic beauty, in the spectacle of that keen-edged intelligence, dividing evidence so finely, like some exquisite steel instrument with impeccable sufficiency, always leaving the last word loyally to the central intellectual faculty, in an entire disinterestedness.
I quoted this passage (which Mr. Morris apparently skipped) and went on to make the obvious point that at the end Mishima did not serve words "loyally"; he betrayed them for the ultimate romantic pose, suicide.
Why do we not give all three of the l's in the word "loyally" a figure value?
It had "loyally" warned the two Dutch republics of the disposition in Europe, and left them in no doubt as to the attitude Germany would adopt if war should come.
And Favre is loyal, despite naysayers in Green Bay who claim they were "loyally" screwed.
In its statement, the Vatican said the journalistic investigation had treated complicated subjects in a "partial and banal way" and could take steps to defend the "honor of morally upright people" who loyally serve the Church.
Moynihan must surely be one of the more complicated characters ever to arrive in Washington - a working-class Irishman with patrician airs, a Democrat who loyally served Republican presidents, an intellectual widely scorned by other intellectuals, a liberal distrusted by other liberals and a foreign policy hard-liner who railed incessantly about the CIA's incompetence.
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