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womanfully

[woo m-uh n-fuh-lee] /ˈwʊm ən fə li/
adverb
1.
in a manner full of womanly spirit:
She struggled womanfully to complete the task.
Origin of womanfully
1815-1825
1815-25; woman + (man)fully
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  • We were borne inside, struggling manfully, but held secure most womanfully, in spite of our best endeavors.

    Herland Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman
  • As for Mrs. Bruce, she struggled—well, womanfully—to hold her tongue, and womanfully succeeded.

    'Laramie;' Charles King

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