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 for manfully
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Manful \Man"ful\, a.
     Showing manliness, or manly spirit; hence, brave, courageous,
     resolute, noble. " Manful hardiness." --Chaucer. --
     Man"ful*ly, adv. -- Man"ful*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  manfully
      adv 1: in a manful manner; with qualities thought to befit a
             man; "having said her say Peggy manfully shouldered her
             burden and prepared to break up yet another home" [syn:
             manfully, manly] [ant: unmanfully, unmanly]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  23 Moby Thesaurus words for "manfully":
     arduously, bec et ongles, courageously, dauntlessly, effortfully,
     gamely, hammer and tongs, hard, heart and soul, heroically,
     industriously, laboriously, like a man, mettlesomely, operosely,
     pluckily, spunkily, strenuously, the hard way, toilsomely,
     tooth and nail, with a will, with effort
  
  

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