He himself seems to feel he has to make manful , self-deprecating jokes about having his election stolen.
This second time, Selby made a manful attempt with both hands to make the catch.
The industry has been making manful efforts to curtail production so that prices will not go through the floor every time that there is a pick-up in demand.
There are a number of places where, naturally, I would not have worded that defense as Joe has, but on the whole I am grateful for his manful attempt to read what I said charitably.
Frazer has done a manful job in that position but I know he is ready for a rest and his strength is in a defensive role.
When the plane makes a second fly over and unleashes a hail of lead he refuses to move, manfulness futilely proven as weeping friends gather round his broken body.
England coped manfully without him, but they will rue his absence if Australia continue to fight hard today and finally top 400 for the first time in the series.
The first requisite of life is courage or manfulness , gained through conflict with evil.
Dawkins writes of how he manfully and loudly sings it the ‘correct’ way when he's at one of these gatherings, but to no avail.
He toiled manfully with the task, bravely maintaining that the national picture was not as grim as the newspapers would have us believe.