suitably

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

suitable +‎ -ly

AdverbEdit

suitably (comparative more suitably, superlative most suitably)

  1. In a suitable manner; with propriety.
    Synonyms: fitly, agreeably
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 5, in The China Governess[1]:
      Mr. Campion appeared suitably impressed and she warmed to him. He was very easy to talk to with those long clown lines in his pale face, a natural goon, born rather too early she suspected.

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