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- adv. In a gallant manner, gentlemanly, with social graces.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a polite or courtly manner; like a gallant or wooer.
- adv. In a gallant manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bravely; with spirit; heroically; nobly: as, to defend a place gallantly.
- (Also ga-lant′ li.) In the manner of a gallant or wooer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a gallant manner
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Nadi defended the provincial title gallantly despite the odds stacked them silencing the rugby pundits who had predicted a Nadroga victory.
"How is that?" he asked, "_I_ knew _you_ from your photograph -- once seen not to be forgotten again," gallantly -- "but how should you know me?"
"gallantly," as was indeed to be expected in a country whose chief industry was fishing and which was so admirably surrounded by natural bays and harbors.
The Grammy winner, 30, botched the lyrics, mistakenly singing "what so proudly we watched, at the twilight's last reaming" instead of "o'er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming."
The captain led gallantly to the attack, but was bowled over by a chunk of coal that burst on his head in black baptism.
They suffer nosebleeds when taken down and, though gallantly fighting off the inevitable, meet their doom with a triple tap.
When she stepped out the exit where Juan was gallantly manning the door, she pecked him on the cheek.
We were called to dinner and Nelson gallantly stepped up between us and took both our arms to escort us into the dining room.
He took my elbow and assisted me a bit more gallantly during the last mile.
Too frightening a swell for the bulk of the group, beginners, who sun-creamed on the beach, but by the end of the day, I went off into the green waves with another instructor, Soufiane, who gallantly accompanied me, despite having tripped on a rock and twisted his knee badly.