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adjective as in gallant

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Example Sentences

In its opening titles, in cheeky medieval lettering, The Green Knight proclaims itself “A filmed adaptation of the chivalric romance by Anonymous.”

From Vox

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the A24 film is filled with beheadings, daring quests, chivalric romances, a creaky orchestral score and plenty of beautiful chainmail.

From Time

It was her delight to mingle politics and chivalric devotion, in their long conferences.

He was a bitter partisan, had the utmost contempt for everything Northern, but withal a noble and chivalric gentleman.

The ceremony was shorn of the grotesque pageantry of chivalric times, and was confined to the interior of the abbey.

In short, he had all those qualities which we admire in the chivalric heroes of the Middle Ages.

In some of the European stocks this type has remained nearly stationary since it reached the chivalric era.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chivalric, such as: brave, chivalrous, courageous, knightly, noble, and valiant.

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