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  • adverb In an ungallant way.


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  • "And the very next instant you froze up," I charged ungallantly.


  • Both Marr and pompous ex-Labour leader (and trougher extraordinaire) Lord Kinnock rounded on her (ungallantly) over Golligate.


  • I am really sorry that I said, rather ungallantly, that she intervened on me stupidly last week.

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  • While I gazed, ungallantly gawking, suddenly there came a sloshing,

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  • As you so ungallantly point out, she is neither very young nor pretty, and definitely not your cup of tea.

    Not Once But Twice

  • (I will give you the day, June 14th, but you would not wish me ungallantly to reveal the year?)

    Britain in 1971

  • "Well, maybe you call that fun, but I should say it was pretty hard work," said Frank, ungallantly.

    The Outdoor Girls on Pine Island Or, A Cave and What It Contained

  • Paul would most certainly have ungallantly bolted out of the breach had that been possible; but the people cheered the local manager cordially, and he, stepping back into the gloom of the stage, found Paul shivering there, and tried to hearten him.

    Despair's Last Journey

  • But, I verily believe, running the risk of speaking very ungallantly, that there is not one in thirty, fifty, or perhaps a hundred of your sex, who have the slightest idea of exerting their talents for the benefit of others.

    Woman As She Should Be or, Agnes Wiltshire

  • The robbers then proceeded to the girl's chamber, very ungallantly took her gold ear-rings, and by threatening her and her uncle with death, got possession of 300 francs.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 13, No. 369, May 9, 1829


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