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Wordnet 3.0


1. in a meritorious manner;
- Example: "he served his country meritoriously"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Meritorious \Mer`i*to"ri*ous\, a. [L. meritorius that brings in money.] Possessing merit; deserving of reward or honor; worthy of recompense; valuable. [1913 Webster] And meritorious shall that hand be called, Canonized, and worshiped as a saint. --Shak. [1913 Webster] -- Mer`i*to"ri*ous*ly, adv. -- Mer`i*to"ri*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

meritoriously adv 1: in a meritorious manner; "he served his country meritoriously"