Comelily Come"li*ly, adv. In a suitable or becoming manner. [R.] --Sherwood. [1913 Webster]

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  • comelily — adverb In a comely manner; attractively …   Wiktionary

  • comelily — adverb Etymology: Middle English comlyly, from comly + ly obsolete : in a suitable or comely manner : with propriety or dignity …   Useful english dictionary

  • comely — comelily, adv. comeliness, n. /kum lee/, adj., comelier, comeliest. 1. pleasing in appearance; attractive; fair: a comely face. 2. proper; seemly; becoming: comely behavior. [bef. 1000; ME cumli, OE cymlic lovely, equiv. to cyme exquisite (c. MHG …   Universalium

  • exquisitely — Synonyms and related words: abundantly, accurately, acutely, amazingly, amply, appealingly, astonishingly, attractively, awesomely, beauteously, beautifully, becomingly, bewitchingly, charmingly, chicly, comelily, conscientiously, conspicuously,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • handsomely — Synonyms and related words: attractively, beauteously, beautifully, becomingly, bigheartedly, bounteously, bountifully, chivalrously, comelily, elegantly, exquisitely, freehandedly, freeheartedly, freely, generously, graciously, greatheartedly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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