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Seemlier
Seemly Seem"ly, adv. [Compar. Seemlier; superl. Seemliest.] In a decent or suitable manner; becomingly. Suddenly a men before him stood, Not rustic as before, but seemlier clad, As one in city or court or place bred. --Milton.
Seemlier
Seemly Seem"ly, a. [Compar.Seemlier; superl. Seeliest.] [Icel. s?miligr, fr. s?mr becoming, fit; akin to samr same, E. same; the sense being properly, the same or like, hence, fitting. See Seem, v. i.] Suited to the object, occasion, purpose, or character; suitable; fit; becoming; comely; decorous. He had a seemly nose. --Chaucer. I am a woman, lacking wit To make a seemly answer to such persons. --Shak. Suspense of judgment and exercise of charity were safer and seemlier for Christian men than the hot pursuit of these controversies. --Hooker. Syn: Becoming; fit; suitable; proper; appropriate; congruous; meet; decent; decorous.

Meaning of Seemlier from wikipedia

- Prize-winning poet Boris Pasternak. Saitiev repeats Pasternak's poem, "It is not seemly to be famous," before every match, and according to Buvaisar, the poem has...
- been dedicated long ago by Himself in honour of His Mother, and it was not seemly that it should be re-dedicated by human hands". So David instead commissioned...
- Aramaic. For instance, Hebrew ראוי rā'ûi "seen" borrowed the sense "worthy, seemly" from the Aramaic ḥzî meaning "seen" and "worthy". The Gr**** of the New...
- industriousness. Temperance or moderation is subdivided into good discipline, seemliness, modesty, and self-control. John McDowell argues that virtue is a "perceptual...
- work was demolished he himself would do it in a decent manner and with seemliness. Toledo must have been one of the largest cities in Europe during this...
- colleagues were much feted by the Chinese because of what was construed as seemly compliance with conventional court etiquette. In October 1795, the Qianlong...
- other only after a peace treaty had been agreed, and thereafter "it is not seemly for them to make war upon each other". The two therefore never met, although...
- photographs in a catalog for Abercrombie & Fitch. Questioned as to the seemliness of a major intellectual writing ad copy, Žižek told The Boston Globe,...
- that he dedicated to Mary Magdalene: I made a chapel in Bernysdale, That seemly is to se, It is of Mary Magdaleyne, And thereto wolde I be. Davis indicates...
- fourth-century B.C. Laws (6.775): "Drinking to excess is a practice that is nowhere seemly ... nor yet safe. ... It behooves both bride and bridegroom to be sober...