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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a steadfastly courageous and resolute manner.

Usage examples (31)
  • The great interpreter of operatic insanity was herself doughtily sane – or so she pretended.
  • He eyed Yves in silence from head to foot, while Yves stared as doughtily back at him, and kept his mouth shut rather out of discretion than fright.
  • “Great Train Robbery Film Tonight” made his heart thump like stair-climbing — and he dashed at the ticket-booth with a nickel doughtily extended.
  • Messrs. Fullerton and McTaggart have recently laid about them doughtily with this argument. for more
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