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adverb as in correctly

adverb as in duly

adverb as in respectfully

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Example Sentences

Also, I adore the devastating footnotes, wherein he eviscerates (decorously) his wayward predecessor, Andrew Field.

The rather spindly hands are placed decorously over the groin.

A canvas portrait of a woman with a Medusa-like thicket of hair shows a spray-paint can tucked decorously in her locks.

I am witness that that ceremony is faithfully observed by both partiesand most gravely and decorously, too.

I followed, first standing, and then decorously sitting down on the top of it.

You can help me better by trying to behave decorously, and by keeping the other children quiet when they are in the drawing-room.

They chatted volubly over this idiosyncrasy, and even laughed at it, but quite decorously so that our feelings might be spared.

Her eyes hinted of a recent stormy past, but once more she was decorously apparelled.


On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to decorously, such as: accurately, justly, nicely, perfectly, precisely, and properly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.