Mendax is derived from splendide mendax, which is from Horace and means “nobly untruthful.”
We were told we'd nobly donated that to the scholarship fund.
Andrew nobly stood by her when she was filmed attempting to sell access to him by a reporter from News of the World.
They do it because they nobly believe no parent, spouse, or sibling should ever experience similar suffering.
Yet he was a brave, unselfish man and in all the years following that one Winter he lived cheerfully and nobly—a sunshiny life.
Almeida could do nothing but yield, and he then did it nobly.
To you, nobly free as you are from the vice of envy, I may venture to suggest another consideration, viz.
The army and navy have nobly and heroically performed their part.
Passing from the athletes to a cognate subject, the following fragment from the Dictys nobly expresses the ideal of friendship.
His language, where he could spare and pass by a jest, was nobly censorious.