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Synonyms for manly

Synonyms for manly

of, characteristic of, or befitting the male sex

Synonyms for manly

possessing qualities befitting a man

characteristic of a man

in a manful manner


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And immediately Tushin, with a short pipe in the corner of his mouth and his kind, intelligent face rather pale, rushed out of the shed followed by the owner of the manly voice, a dashing infantry officer who hurried off to his company, buttoning up his coat as he ran.
This is, however, my third manly prudence: I am not put out of conceit with the WICKED by your timorousness.
And disguised will I myself sit amongst you--that I may MISTAKE you and myself: for that is my last manly prudence.
He was competent to pronounce the funereal oration of a ship, this son of ancient sea-folk, whose national existence, so little stained by the excesses of manly virtues, had demanded nothing but the merest foothold from the earth.
With you, I entered into open and manly faith; in what manner have you kept it?
And now I have settled with you all, on terms that I hope you will not find hard, but, on the contrary, just and manly.
It was a noble and a manly youth, that boy--Though the powder burnt his coat, he stood the shock for more than a minute, before he fell.
Fading, with the Night, the memory of a dead love, and the withered leaves of a blighted hope, and the sickly repinings and moody regrets thatnumb the best energies of the soul: and rising, broadening, rolling upward like a living flood, the manly resolve, and the dauntless will, and the heavenward gaze of faith--the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen!
He taught his nephew to imitate him in this to the utmost of his ability, and to believe that the more wine and spirits he could take, and the better he liked them, the more he manifested his bold, and manly spirit, and rose superior to his sisters.
Heasyoasy (for so he still named the skipper) was a man, by his account, that minded for nothing either in heaven or earth; one that, as people said, would "crack on all sail into the day of judgment;" rough, fierce, unscrupulous, and brutal; and all this my poor cabin-boy had taught himself to admire as something seamanlike and manly.
Yes, Stiva may be right, I'm not manly with her, I'm tied to her apron-strings.
He'd build himself a club where men could indulge themselves and still feel manly.
Mansfield ruefully agrees: "It's very easy to make fun of manly men.
You been fixin' to write this big serous book 'bout whatever happened to manly men, and how tomorrow would be a better place if so many of us weren't, as you say, "unemployed.
In Alaska, the "Beanie Baby" boom may have cooled a bit--but in one war-torn corner of the world the toys are finding new admirers in thanks to some creative thinking on the part of John Manly, a communications special assistant with the Alaska Department of Transportation.