proudly

[ proud-lee ]
/ ˈpraʊd li /

adverb

with a feeling of pleasure or satisfaction over something regarded as highly honorable or creditable to oneself; with pride: She proudly accepted her appointment to the cabinet.
in a stately, majestic, or magnificent manner; impressively: Mount Rushmore is situated proudly in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

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Origin of proudly

First recorded before 1000; proud + -ly
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