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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 come·ly /ˈkʌmli ||ˈkom ||ˈkɑm-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Come·ly, adv. In a becoming manner.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Come·ly a. [Compar. Comelier superl. Comeliest.]
 1. Pleasing or agreeable to the sight; well-proportioned; good-looking; handsome.
    He that is comely when old and decrepit, surely was very beautiful when he was young.   --South.
 Not once perceive their foul disfigurement
 But boast themselves more comely than before.   --Milton.
 2. Suitable or becoming; proper; agreeable.
 This is a happier and more comely time
 Than when these fellows ran about the streets,
 Crying confusion.   --Shak.
    It is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.   --Ps. cxlvii. 1.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: according with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty";
             "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a
             gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a
             decent burial"; "seemly behavior" [syn: becoming, comme
             il faut, decent, decorous, seemly]
      2: very pleasing to the eye; "my bonny lass"; "there's a bonny
         bay beyond"; "a comely face"; "young fair maidens" [syn: bonny,
          bonnie, fair]
      [also: comeliest, comelier]