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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In the right manner; In an appropriate manner.

Usage examples (33)
  • They don't know how to dress decently
  • Adjective : a decent family. ,a decent wage. ,It was very decent of him to lend me his watch. ,She did not have a decent coat for the cold winter....
  • Our responsibility to behave fairly and decently is something we owe to other people, not to government.
  • Now if he marries — decently, that is — some woman you know that can assist him in the world, let him have what he wants. for more
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