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

 seem·ly /ˈsimli/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Seem·ly a. [Compar.Seemlier superl. Seeliest.]  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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : 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, comely,
            comme il faut, decent, decorous]
      [also: seemliest, seemlier]