decorously decorously


  • (adv) in a proper and decorous manner


  1. Tailors snip and snip, masons slap on their lime; steeples and toppers affront the sky, eaves overhang, tails droop decorously down.
  2. An endlessly languorous coupling between one of the sisters, wearing a teddy, and her piano teacher is decorously filmed at a distance.
  3. He seems intent on hearing their points of view and arguing, decorously, with them that's why he accepted a dinner invitation at conservative columnist George Will's house.
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animosity animosity
/ˌæ nə ˈmɑ sə ti /