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comely

come·ly

comely

 
 
pronunciation:
kuhm li
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: comelier, comeliest
definition 1: pleasing in appearance.
She found herself attracted to this comely young man.
synonyms:
attractive, becoming, good-looking, pleasing, sightly
antonyms:
homely
similar words:
alluring, beautiful, charming, engaging, fair, graceful, handsome, lovely, pretty, seemly, winning
definition 2: suitable; becoming.
He knew she was proud of her artistic creations, and he searched his brain for a comely compliment.
synonyms:
appropriate, fitting, meet, proper, suitable
similar words:
apt, decorous, fit, right
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derivation: comeliness (n.)