properly

[ prop-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF properly

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROPERLY

She was properly presented; but as yet she has had no success at all.'

If these are properly looked after, they may be kept for some time.

If it is properly put together it will remain rigid and unyielding.

I was glad to see that her neck and arms were properly covered.

To whom could she so properly confide this important secret?

Still they denied her no need her rare charms might properly claim.

If properly made, it will be light and flaky, and the suet imperceptible.

You wish to eat your meals, and, if possible, to have them properly served.

The case is different with the sciences, properly so called.

Kirkwood could see his shamefaced, sidelong glances; and despised him properly for them.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PROPERLY

morally

adverbin accordance with accepted standards of conduct
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