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gallantly

[ gal-uhnt-lee ]
/ ˈgæl ənt li /
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adverb
in a way that shows exceptional politeness and attentiveness to others, especially women: My husband gallantly offered to hitchhike to a gas station while I remained on the boat with our dog.
in a courageous, spirited, or noble-minded way: He fell while gallantly leading his platoon in one of the hardest-fought battles of the war.
in a grand, showy, or magnificent way: I've heard stories about how he would parade around gallantly in full knightly attire at the Renaissance fair.
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Origin of gallantly

First recorded in 1550–60; gallant + -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM gallantly

qua·si-gal·lant·ly, adverbsu·per·gal·lant·ly, adverbun·gal·lant·ly, adverb
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