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prepossessingly

Definitions

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  • adv. in a prepossessing manner

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a prepossessing manner; in such a way as to produce a favorable impression.

Etymologies

prepossessing +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Swedish maid, prepossessingly white and clean, ushered her into the little drawing-room, which was furnished with more simplicity and individual taste than is usual anywhere in New York, cursed of the mania for useless and tasteless showiness.

    The Price She Paid.

  • A Swedish maid, prepossessingly white and clean, ushered her into the little drawing-room, which was furnished with more simplicity and individual taste than is usual anywhere in New York, cursed of the mania for useless and tasteless showiness.

    The Price She Paid

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