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King James Dictionary

Comely

COMELY, a.

1. Properly, becoming; suitable: whence, handsome; graceful. Applied to person or form, it denotes symmetry or due proportion, but it expresses less than beautiful or elegant.

I have seen a son of Jesse--comely person. 1 Sam. 16.

I will not conceal his comely proportion. Job 41.

2. Decent; suitable; proper; becoming; suited to time, place, circumstances or persons.

Praise is comely for the upright. Ps. 33.

It is comely that a woman pray to God uncovered? 1 Cor. 11.

O what a world is this, when what is comely envenoms him that bears it.

COMELY, adv. Handsomely; gracefully.


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