Sunday, December 29, 2013

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adjective, come·li·er, come·li·est.
1. pleasing in appearance; attractive; fair: a comely face.
2. proper; seemly; becoming: comely behavior.

before 1000; Middle English cumli, Old English cȳmlīc lovely, equivalent to cȳme exquisite (cognate with Middle High German kūme weak, tender, German kaum (adv.) with difficulty, Old High German kūmo ) + -līc -ly


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