Comely

Definition of Comely

Come´ly   Pronunciation: kŭm´lŷ
a.1.Pleasing or agreeable to the sight; well-proportioned; good-looking; handsome.
He that is comely when old and decrepit, surely was very beautiful when he was young.
- South.
Not once perceive their foul disfigurement
But boast themselves more comely than before.
- Milton.
2.Suitable or becoming; proper; agreeable.
This is a happier and more comely time
Than when these fellows ran about the streets,
Crying confusion.
- Shak.
It is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.
- Ps. cxlvii. 1.
adv.1.In a becoming manner.

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