Adjective(1) according with custom or propriety(2) very pleasing to the eye
(1) Here is the comely girl, unwed and great with child, who came to me in tears last month - a young cook in our traveling party is the father.(2) Upon his arrival, he meets a comely woman who is in charge of renovating the church.(3) Two adobo-rubbed lamb chops arrive grilled exactly as ordered, carnivorously comely in their spicy West African peanut sauce and marvelously garnished with a savory minced lamb pie.(4) Why would Bridget not consent to such a suitable arrangement, with a comely , clever, supremely eligible young man; not consent, moreover, when she was carrying his child?(5) Their conversation was interrupted when their stagecoach stopped at a small way station and a comely woman with light-brown hair dressed in unattractive dark clothing joined the stage.(6) Their next stop was a witch's kitchen, where Faust caught sight of the image of a comely woman in a mirror.(7) Which football nation is represented by the most comely lady?(8) The comely heroine is in the Cotton city for the first time.(9) A newspaper holds a 700 mile horse race, and the usual suspects apply: the comely lady of the night, the young upstart, the grizzled veteran and, err, the animal advocate?(10) A bottle of Australian Shiraz was a comely accompaniment.(11) For many centuries, goats have actually been polymorphed into comely virgins.(12) Aren't Sicilian scoundrels wooing comely American lasses behind every corner?(13) As for spider cannibalism, this happens frequently, and usually under different circumstances: Males hot and bothered by comely females will venture forth for the chance to mate.(14) Had we become " comely maidens and athletic youths at the crossroads"?(15) Now the fragments of the treasure map are tattooed on the supple bodies of several comely maidens, and it's a race to be the first to undress them.(16) In its cast of comely lasses are the prototypical visions found within the boundary of the male fantasy.
1. decent ::
2. comme il faut ::
comme il faut
3. becoming ::
4. decorous ::
5. seemly ::
1. grotesque ::
2. hideous ::
3. homely ::
4. plain ::
5. ugly ::
6. unattractive ::
7. unsightly ::
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May I say you look very COMELY tonight?
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 19
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