gallantry :

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  • n  the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle)
  • n  courtesy towards women
  • n  polite attentiveness to women

  • But Fox, 45, rose above it with a gallantry of spirit that also cannot be faked.
  • Rogers, as Critic Arlene Croce said, offered Astaire a "genial resistance," bringing out "toughness" and "masculine gallantry" and, one must add, his narrative skill.
  • For that act he was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, the nation's highest award for gallantry.
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  • PRUDEN: No gallantry for Hillary Clinton
    ANALYSIS/OPINION: Gallantry, like common sense, dignity, good manners and truth-telling, long ago disappeared from public life in America, so Hillary Clinton is asking for a rough ride if she runs for president in 2016. She doesn't have to look beyond the other side of her bed to see who did ...
    July 2, 2013 - The Washington Times

  • John Adams in
    As John Adams said: "We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge, or gallantry, would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes...
  • Jock Stirrup in Times Online
    Announcing the awards, Sir Jock said: "As one of our top two operational honours, the George Cross is awarded only rarely; its recipients must have displayed the very highest levels of gallantry."
  • Manmohan Singh in
    Expressing shock over the demise of Sharma, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said, "Sharma was an exceptionally brave officer. He had shown exceptional courage throughout his career and had been decorated with gallantry awards many times. He was an...

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