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On the ninth day, Bruce abandoned his engines, and delivered a general assault; but still the besieged made manful defence.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Thus the word is not a vague epithet: the words simply mean, that the manful exertions of Machaon were arrested.
STUDIES ON HOMER AND THE HOMERIC AGE, VOL. 1 OF 3W. E. GLADSTONE
That's not a bad name for a warrior, sounding much more manful and valiant than Deerslayer!
THE DEERSLAYERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
And I make my oath that I never beheld so fierce and manful a combat in all of my life.
THE STORY OF THE CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLEHOWARD PYLE
They were all soldiers—he said—in the trenches under the poisonous gas of the Prince of Darkness, and must be manful.
THE FORSYTE SAGA, VOLUME III.JOHN GALSWORTHY
In his small blue overalls and jumper, in his alert and manful attitude, Little Jim was a pocket edition of his father.
PARTNERS OF CHANCEHENRY HERBERT KNIBBS
He sops and sneezes, runs at the eyes and nose, half manful, half miserable.
FROM CAPETOWN TO LADYSMITHG. W. STEEVENS
Sick wasting misery has become noble manful effort with a goal in our eye.
PAST AND PRESENTTHOMAS CARLYLE
Look on him there: a man of manful aspect; something of the 'cheerfulness of pride' still lingering in him.
PAST AND PRESENTTHOMAS CARLYLE
They were long-legged, half-grown creatures, and just at this minute one rash young rooster made a manful attempt to crow.
DEEPHAVEN AND SELECTED STORIES & SKETCHESSARAH ORNE JEWETT

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manavelinsplural noun | [muh-nav-uh-linz ]SEE DEFINITION