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synonyms for chivalry

  • courage
  • courtesy
  • courtliness
  • fairness
  • politeness
  • valiance
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antonyms for chivalry

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  • impoliteness
  • rudeness
  • cowardice
  • fear
  • humbleness
  • humility
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The basic trope — the last man on the ground — recalls an emotionally resonant idea of responsibility and even chivalry.
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In the poem, Gawain is already a beloved and respected member of the Round Table, noted for his chivalry.
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After he arrives at the castle in the poem, Gawain undergoes a kind of testing of his chivalry and his virtue.
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Unfortunately, we only had the one fancy mattress between the two of us, and chivalry compelled me to claim her old backpacking Therm-a-Rest, a solid inch and a half below her perch on the luxurious Paco Pad.
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For in these times of chivalry the best perish first, and in order to live long one must be a monk.
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It was a contest for extirpation, and ere it ended the flower of the English and the chivalry of the Indians were laid low.
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From feelings of chivalry or other reasons it is not in the nature of the male to inform on the female.
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The spirit of feudalism and of the old chivalry had all but departed, but had left a vacuum which was not yet supplied.
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My idea was to attract the chivalry and nobility, and make them useful and keep them out of mischief.
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“The ungracious task shall not be forced upon unwilling chivalry,” said Hadria.
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WORDS RELATED TO CHIVALRY

  • chivalry
  • gallant act
  • heroism
  • knightly deed
  • soldierly conduct
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