becomingly

All Adverb
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  • This is as far as she can becomingly go; and yet so far she must go. Cited from Bataille De Dames, by Eugene Scribe and Ernest Legouve
  • I never saw anything more gracefully and more becomingly done in my life. Cited from The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
  • He's entirely flat except his head, which is becomingly round with yellow glass eyes. Cited from A Yankee in the Trenches, by R. Derby Holmes
  • She sent a few gentlemen into the field, who died there becomingly. Cited from Modern Eloquence: Vol II, After-Dinner Speeches E-O, by Various
  • She dressed becomingly, received calls and returned them, but hardly spoke a word. Cited from Copy-Cat & Other Stories by Mary Wilkins Freeman#2
  • She was very becomingly dressed and looked, he thought, even more attractive than usual. Cited from Ranching for Sylvia, by Harold Bindloss
  • Do not seek to throw upon others any part of them which you may more becomingly bear yourself. Cited from Small Means and Great Ends, Edited by Mrs. M. H. Adams
  • Then why did not they know enough to dress sensibly and becomingly as we do? Cited from St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, Jan 1878, No. 3
  • Her gray hair was becomingly arranged, and she was extremely pretty, with small features. Cited from The Girl from Montana, by Grace Livingston Hill
  • When she sat down after finishing her papers her face was always becomingly flushed with pleasure. Cited from The Butterfly House, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • The point is that within it you learn to play becomingly. Cited from On the Art of Writing, by Arthur Quiller-Couch
  • He was known far and wide, and played most becomingly the part of host to distinguished persons from abroad. Cited from Life and Character of the Hon. Littleton Waller Tazewell, by Grigsby
  • At the third attempt, he wrote becomingly as well as briefly. Cited from The Fallen Leaves, by Wilkie Collins
  • No person who is not already in such a position as to need no pushing could becomingly make his appearance at court. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine Vol. XII. No. 30. September, 1873, by Various
  • Indeed, she resembled too closely her father, who, as a man, could carry such things more becomingly. Cited from Merton of the Movies, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Her beautiful hair was most becomingly arranged, her figure as light and girlish as ever. Cited from Peter Ruff and the Double Four, by Oppenheim
  • Believe me, that part would be more becomingly mine. Cited from St Ives, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • He seemed quite at a loss what to do or say -- how most becomingly to express his indignation. Cited from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe V5[Raven Edition]
  • If we would write becomingly, our utterance should be worthy of our theme. Cited from On the Sublime, by Longinus
  • Then are the old Spanish houses set off becomingly. Cited from A Day's Tour, by Percy Fitzgerald
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Meaning of becomingly

  • adverb In a becoming manner
    she was becomingly dressed