from The Century Dictionary.
- In a respectable manner,
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- adverb In a
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adverb to a tolerably worthy extent
- adverb in a decent and morally reputable manner
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"Otherwise, I shall keep my word respectably, and I shall marry Claudet."
Ida should be brought up "respectably" -- it was her own word; she should be kept absolutely free from the contamination of her mother's way of living; nay, should, when the time came, go to school, and have good chances.
"Otherwise, I shall keep my word respectably, and I shall marry
As a poor seamstress, in an attic room, who, during the four years, had lived in hunger and need -- but respectably, that is the main point.
And dem two vessels am called respectably de _Dolphin_ and de
They are cowards twice over for expressing their virulent anti-semitism "respectably" by attacking Israel, which they also despise for existing, and more obviously for concealing their true identities.
Others spend all their small earnings to keep themselves "respectably" dressed, and share the board and lodgings of some young _roue_ as heartless as incontinent.
Others spend all their small earnings to keep themselves "respectably" dressed, and share the board and lodgings of some young roué as heartless as incontinent.
At the moment the old known political figures are looking for somebody who is known in the international arena and can behave "respectably" when dealing with the political issues.
I think last year's winner, The Book of Negroes, had a resurgence in sales, but that book was already selling respectably prior to its inclusion in Canada Reads.