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decorously

See definition of decorously on Dictionary.com
  • as incorrectly
  • as induly
  • as injustly
  • as inrespectfully

synonyms for decorously

  • accurately
  • justly
  • nicely
  • perfectly
  • precisely
  • properly
  • rightly
  • befittingly
  • decently
  • fitly
  • fittingly
  • to a T
  • well
  • appropriately
  • correctly
  • deservedly
  • suitably
  • punctually
  • at the proper time
  • befittingly
  • on time
  • rightfully

antonyms for decorously

MOST RELEVANT
  • unjustly
  • wrongly
  • flawed
  • inaccurately
  • incorrectly
  • mistakenly
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How to use decorously in a sentence

I am witness that that ceremony is faithfully observed by both partiesand most gravely and decorously, too.
A HORSE'S TALEMARK TWAIN
I followed, first standing, and then decorously sitting down on the top of it.
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
You can help me better by trying to behave decorously, and by keeping the other children quiet when they are in the drawing-room.
MARJORIE'S BUSY DAYSCAROLYN WELLS
They chatted volubly over this idiosyncrasy, and even laughed at it, but quite decorously so that our feelings might be spared.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY THROUGH THE PHILIPPINESFLORENCE KIMBALL RUSSEL
Her eyes hinted of a recent stormy past, but once more she was decorously apparelled.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
In this silent house of sadness men stepped quietly, gravely, decorously, and served you with courteous sympathy.
THE WITNESSGRACE LIVINGSTON HILL LUTZ
Within the city limits the car moved decorously, but when the suburbs were reached, the driver put on all his power.
LONG LIVE THE KINGMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
Mother Marshall sat quite decorously in the automobile till the train drew up to the platform and people began to get out.
THE WITNESSGRACE LIVINGSTON HILL LUTZ
Then she shook her white skirts out and sat up more decorously in the chair.
THE SILVER POPPYARTHUR STRINGER
In plain English, they jumped (but as decorously as possible) at the invitation.
TEN THOUSAND A-YEAR (VOL. 2)SAMUEL WARREN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DECOROUSLY

  • accurately
  • befittingly
  • decently
  • decorously
  • fitly
  • fittingly
  • justly
  • nicely
  • perfectly
  • precisely
  • properly
  • rightly
  • to a T
  • well
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.