from The Century Dictionary.
- In a valiant manner; stoutly; courageously; bravely; heroically.
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- adverb In a
valiantmanner; showing bravery.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adverb with valor; in a valiant manner
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But, paradigms and all that, it is very hard to sort out "bias" necessary to carry out any analysis from the sort of bias that distorts the search for objective truth that Robin valiantly battles against.
I am glad I restrained myself, for Orrin Day, who had kept his word valiantly up to this very day, came riding by my house furiously a half hour ago, and seeing me, called out:
"I am your little girl, aren't I?" she asked softly, calling valiantly on her sense of justice.
Still, who doesn't dream of feeling like a real warrior, swinging a sword valiantly to defeat your foes in a real, beefy RPG?
I don't for one minute believe that GHWB served "valiantly" by elena dumas on Tuesday, Jun 5, 2007 at 6: 57: 44 AM
The idea of Mr. Bonavia 'valiantly' repelling the shark with this bit of metal (which is just over half a metre long) while heroic .. is daft.
"valiantly" boosting New York's economy by buying diamond-encrusted undergarments.
Scott fought so valiantly to live and he never gave up.
The winged Kong flew in, buzzing, and I screamed and sprayed valiantly.
An ancient nation of Muslim mountain dwellers, the Chechens, who lived self-sufficiently in their forest villages, valuing courage and independence above all else, was attacked in the nineteenth century and—after fighting valiantly for forty years against the army of Imperial Russia—brutally colonized.