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After shutting down Josh Allen and the high-powered Bills offense in the AFC title game, Kansas City’s D ranks a respectable 10th in EPA against the pass — which stacks up solidly against Tampa’s No.

If the bench kept Washington afloat, it was Westbrook who spurred the Wizards not to settle for a respectable loss.

All that means we've managed to test drive a respectable amount of new vehicles despite the new realities.

Especially in new construction, most respectable developers expect the buyer to hand them a list of items to complete before the settlement date.

My guess would be very well indeed with men, rather less well but still respectably with women.

Romney will have to finish respectably in the state to stay alive.

There are, of course, critically praised contemporary writers in Ireland who do sell respectably well in America.

Two of the “lot” who approached appeared to be respectably-dressed young men, carrying something like a large box between them.

The ceiling is respectably painted, and was probably the work of an amateur monk of the seventeenth century.

He scarcely took time to dine respectably; indeed, he often ate his lunch in the dissecting-room.

He is respectably dressed—type of elderly retired butler; just now he is slightly and solemnly fuddled.

In addition, there was a great number of hostile critics come to condemn, but behaving themselves on the whole very respectably.


On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to respectably, such as: accurately, correctly, decently, duly, equally, and equitably.

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