Definitions

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  • adv. In a way or to an extent that is virile

Etymologies

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virile +‎ -ly

Examples

  • More slowly Lanna was becoming aware of his leanly muscled length, the sinewed columns of his long legs beneath the rough material of his pants, the hard, unyielding contours of his hips, the smoothly muscled brawn of his chest and shoulders—masculinity in its pure state, virilely powerful and arrogantly raw.

    Nightway

  • Stephanie settled back into her seat again, letting her gaze roam to Brock's profile, much more virilely alive and vigorous.

    Heart Of Stone

  • We think virilely; we hold ourselves as men who know what we must face and what we must do.

    Winston Churchill

  • This was O-Tar, Jeddak of Manator, and as Tara of Helium saw him for the first time she could not but acknowledge a certain admiration for this savage chieftain who so virilely personified the ancient virtues of the God of War.

    The Chessmen of Mars

  • Manator, and as Tara of Helium saw him for the first time she could not but acknowledge a certain admiration for this savage chieftain who so virilely personified the ancient virtues of the

    The Chessmen of Mars

  • Sheila’s nerves vibrated at his closeness, lying next to her, naked, so virilely masculine and vitally strong.

    Touch the Wind

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