decently

All Adverb
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  • Here he lived with his books, and made enough money to support himself decently. Cited from Senator North, by Gertrude Atherton
  • I like to see things done decently and in order in the church. Cited from Mr. World and Miss Church-Member, by W. S. Harris
  • There are men who are easily first, and men who come decently after. Cited from The Gardener, by Rabindranath Tagore
  • She would not even remain with him till he could decently get himself out of the house. Cited from Indian Summer, by William D. Howells
  • We will be married just as soon after the operation as can be decently managed. Cited from The Keeper of the Door, by Ethel M. Dell
  • They may have lost twice, however they played decently in both games.
  • She had no idea, except that she was being conducted decently to church. Cited from The Heather-Moon, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • And what you get for it is hardly enough to keep your body decently covered. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, V1, Martin Anderson Nexo
  • If one did the thing at all, why not do it decently? Cited from The Fruit of the Tree, by Edith Wharton
  • You've got to learn, so you may as well give way decently. Cited from Punch, Vol. 159, November 10, 1920, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • He would have done better to remain beside the fire or go decently to bed. Cited from The Short-story, by William Patterson Atkinson
  • Occupied to get up again decently she put her dress in order and remained silent. Cited from The Queen Pedauque, by Anatole France
  • I long to come under your care, but, for some days, cannot decently get away. Cited from Dr. Johnson's Works: Life, Poems, and Tales, Volume 1,by Samuel Johnson
  • He had thought it decently buried by this time, having heard no more about it. Cited from Wild Wings, A Romance of Youth, by Margaret Rebecca Piper
  • For days now she had been trying to die, decently and in order. Cited from Across the Years, by Eleanor H. Porter
  • I couldn't decently leave her and carry out my original plan, you see. Cited from The Range Dwellers, by B. M. Bower
  • If only the world would run itself decently and in silence! Cited from There's Pippins And Cheese To Come, by Charles S. Brooks
  • It will help you in looking for a place to go decently dressed. Cited from Sowing and Reaping, by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
  • The newspaper man made his stay as brief as he decently could. Cited from Plotting in Pirate Seas, by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  • No, let them all together demand that they shall receive enough for their work to live on decently. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, V3, Martin Anderson Nexo
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Meaning of decently

  • adverb In a decent manner
    they don't know how to dress decently