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- adv. In a noble manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Of noble extraction.
- adv. In a noble manner; with greatness of soul; heroically; with magnanimity.
- adv. Splendidly; magnificently.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a noble manner.
- With magnanimity, bravery, generosity, etc.; heroically.
- Splendidly; magnificently: as, he was nobly entertained.
- Synonyms Illustriously, honorably, magnanimously, grandly, superbly, sublimely.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a noble manner
“I do not intend for this apology to help me evade criticism for my failure,” the noble McCain nobly added.
Rittichier lost his life in nobly trying to save that of another.
Ruth kept her word nobly, and she and Flurry came perpetually to the cottage.
The apostle says not (remarks Calvin nobly) "What," but "Who," just as if all creatures and all afflictions were so many gladiators taking arms against the Christians [Tholuck].
The king is called upon to maintain the word nobly given to avenge Novara, and with it the new
The king is called upon to maintain the word nobly given to avenge Novara, and with it the new Austrian insulting proposal.
2. Virtually any of the titles nobly rescued from oblivion by the NYRB Classics series.
It's also worth noting how, while NYFF is generally (and correctly) known as a nobly less commercial affair it may also thus misperceived as not accessible by all.
It's also worth noting how, while NYFF is generally and correctly known as a nobly less commercial affair it may also thus misperceived as not accessible by all.
Is there an analogous iron chain linking the merest trifles, the frivolous accidents, the apparently worthless coincidences that swell the sum of what we are pleased to call the nobly independent life of the "free-agent" Man?