- In a manful way; bravely: his boys strove manfully to accomplish the taskMore example sentences
bravely, courageously, boldly, gallantly, pluckily, heroically, intrepidly, fearlessly, valiantly, dauntlessly; resolutely, determinedly, stoutly, stout-heartedly, stalwartly, hard, strongly, vigorously, with might and main, like a Trojan; with all one's strength, to the best of one's abilities, as best one can, desperately, with desperation, with all the stops out
- He toiled manfully with the task, bravely maintaining that the national picture was not as grim as the newspapers would have us believe.
- He manfully fielded tough questions about precisely how brilliant his leadership was and the personal toll of improving the lives of every living creature in his kingdom.
- Dawkins writes of how he manfully and loudly sings it the ‘correct’ way when he's at one of these gatherings, but to no avail.