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English adjective: comely

1. comely according with custom or propriety


SamplesHer becoming modesty.
Comely behavior.
It is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money.
A decent burial.
Seemly behavior.


Synonymsbecoming, comme il faut, decent, decorous, seemly


Similarproper


Antonymsimproper

2. comely very pleasing to the eye


SamplesMy bonny lass.
There's a bonny bay beyond.
A comely face.
Young fair maidens.


Synonymsbonnie, bonny, fair, sightly


Similarbeautiful


Antonymsugly









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