comely

Part of speech: noun

Comeliness.

Part of speech: adjective

Pleasing in person; handsome.

Part of speech: adjective

Suitable; becoming.

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Usage examples "comely":

  1. " It was the duty of one of the Brothers of Devenish," he continued, " to turn out the cattle this morning before the dawn of day, and that Brother, while in his duty, saw eight comely young men who fought together." - "Irish Fairy Tales", James Stephens.
  2. Robert is eight years old, comely, and very wise;- I am a little more than seven,- and I reverence Robert. - "Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things", Lafcadio Hearn.
  3. She was comely- you understand- very comely and tall, with dark blood, and eyes that put you in mind of a light shining steady upon dark water. - "Wandering Heath", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.