- From becoming + -ly. (Wiktionary)
“-- Comp. un-fäger. fägere, fägre, adv., _beautifully, well, becomingly, according to etiquette_: fägere geþægon medoful manig, 1015; þâ wäs flet-sittendum fägere gereorded, _becomingly the repast was served_, 1789; Higelâc ongan”
“-- Comp. un-fǣger. fægere, fægre, adv., _beautifully, well, becomingly, according to etiquette_: fægere geþǣgon medoful manig, 1015; þā wæs flet-sittendum fægere gereorded, _becomingly the repast was served_, 1789; Higelāc ongan”
“Let us walk honestly -- "becomingly," "seemingly" as in the day -- "Men choose the night for their revels, but our night is past, for we are all the children of the light and of the day (1Th”
“As Folger Theatre continually reminds us in its sturdily acted, becomingly visual "Henry VIII," history is in the imaginative mind of the conjurer -- in this case, William Shakespeare.”
“[She takes off wig, fluffs her own hair becomingly, and puts on bonnet, looking every inch a pretty young girl, ready for an automobile ride.]”
“George Anderson was becomingly modest about his imminent Military Cross, for leading a raid on enemy trenches, killing the sentry, and with a corporal carrying back the body of one of his men.”
“He would take a woman with beautiful long hair, who could have used some advice about styling it becomingly - and he would butcher it all right off, frequently cutting her hair shorter than men were wearing theirs at the time, cooing about how the long hair wasn't feminine, but a short cut WAS feminine!”
“Meanwhile, renewables are becomingly increasingly competitive.”
“I dressed Sylvia in pretty clothes and styled her hair becomingly.”
“Her limbs are short and muscled, her thighs becomingly flared.”
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