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English Dictionary: seemlier by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Seemly \Seem"ly\, adv. [Compar. {Seemlier}; superl.
      {Seemliest}.]
      In a decent or suitable manner; becomingly.
  
               Suddenly a men before him stood, Not rustic as before,
               but seemlier clad, As one in city or court or place
               bred.                                                      --Milton.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Seemly \Seem"ly\, a. [Compar.{Seemlier}; superl. {Seeliest}.]
      [Icel. s[?]miligr, fr. s[?]mr becoming, fit; akin to samr
      same, E. same; the sense being properly, the same or like,
      hence, fitting. See {Seem}, v. i.]
      Suited to the object, occasion, purpose, or character;
      suitable; fit; becoming; comely; decorous.
  
               He had a seemly nose.                              --Chaucer.
  
               I am a woman, lacking wit To make a seemly answer to
               such persons.                                          --Shak.
  
               Suspense of judgment and exercise of charity were safer
               and seemlier for Christian men than the hot pursuit of
               these controversies.                              --Hooker.
  
      Syn: Becoming; fit; suitable; proper; appropriate; congruous;
               meet; decent; decorous.
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