Synonyms for nobly

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Yet Hope had appealed to him so simply, had trusted him so nobly!

"Nobly have you done, my dear son," he cried, with warm emotion.

How nobly he had done his part; good, dear old despised, misjudged Lauzanne.

Then came a fine troop all in red, nobly and splendidly clad.

The noble people will be nobly ruled, and the ignorant and corrupt ignobly.

My poor child has drawn a sad lot, and nobly is she bearing it.

Ghosts have about them, “and not so nobly or wisely as might be.”

Take courage, then, and nobly say what you think that knowledge is.

For the rest, he had lavished Justin nobly for his mother's sake.

And they who deal well and nobly by mankind are well-doers in respect of human affairs?

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "valorous, courageous, spirited," from noble (adj.) + -ly (2). Meaning "of or befitting noble birth or descent, of high ancestry" is from 1590s.

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