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Having qualities becoming to a man; not childish or womanish; manlike, especially. Brave, courageous, resolute, noble. Let's briefly put on manly readiness. (Shak) Serene and manly, hardened to sustain The load of life. (Dryden)

Synonym: Bold, daring, brave, courageous, firm, undaunted, hardy, dignified, stately.

Origin: man _ -ly. Cf. Manlike.

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Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.

... (reiteration for clarification). However, my mannerisms and tendencies were feminine. Yet I was more like a tom boy, in that I regularly did "manly" things, such as snake, lizard, and crayfish catching in creeks, etc. Interestingly, I find it curious as to how many boys in the neighbourhoods ...

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by ChesneMD
Wed Nov 30, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.
Replies: 39
Views: 48405

A question from Cloning

... that men still have a good few thousand years or more to wage war, drink booze and sell drugs and women, play highest levels of sport and whatever manly businesses there are before we go extinct. The funny thing is that despite everything men have done during the history of mankind, women still ...

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by biohazard
Wed Jul 15, 2009 11:20 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: A question from Cloning
Replies: 26
Views: 27397

Born gay?

... that people are not born homosexual, even though some males may have a lower testosterone level in their bodies. Testosterone may define how "manly" someone might be(e.g. bigger muscles, more hair, lower voice...all things detirmined by testosterone). But that does not detirmine their ...

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by kjle
Sat Sep 16, 2006 5:38 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Born gay?
Replies: 75
Views: 51365

Womb testosterone exposure, finger ratio etc...

:roll: umm so i have a very masculine finger ratio and im a female. so this means im more manly then other women :( ? how can you measure your finger ratio anyway? in the palm or what?

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by pinkpanther
Thu Aug 03, 2006 2:47 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Womb testosterone exposure, finger ratio etc...
Replies: 10
Views: 11988

extracellular chemical effects on DNA to Protein processes

... this kind of thing might be documented, I will reward you with a lifetimes love (unless you are male, in which case you will be rewarded with a manly slap on the back...) Thanks very much in advance

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by neon
Mon May 22, 2006 11:38 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: extracellular chemical effects on DNA to Protein processes
Replies: 1
Views: 1378

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