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nobly

[ noh-blee ]
/ ˈnoʊ bli /
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adverb

in a noble manner.
courageously; bravely; gallantly.
splendidly; superbly; magnificently.
of noble ancestry: nobly born.

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Origin of nobly

First recorded in 1250–1300, nobly is from the Middle English word nobliche; see noble, -ly
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