Usage examples for becomingly

  1. Lincoln is now becomingly dressed. – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  2. They drank the toast with cheers, and Aubrey blushed becomingly. – The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley
  3. The young lord looked confounded, and from that moment behaved becomingly. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  4. It had seemed to her for a moment as if the bright young nephew who had been the light and hope of her life, were going to look in on her; and it had only brought the remembrance that he was gone for ever, and that in his stead there was only the poor little girl, to whom rank was a misfortune, and who seemed as if she would never wear it becomingly. – Countess Kate by Charlotte M. Yonge
  5. The Child in the Garden is an only child, a lonely child, and a very individualistic child; there is no comradeship in the verses; they cannot be becomingly recited in concert; there is not a chorus or a refrain in the whole book, in which all the children may join; there is nothing communal about them. – Literature in the Elementary School by Porter Lander MacClintock
  6. They endeavour to rival their neighbours in strength and variety of colours; and, if they see a beautiful woman becomingly dressed, they at once copy that woman, quite regardless of their personal appearance, which may be the least fitted to the style which has taken their fancy. – Routledge's Manual of Etiquette by George Routledge
  7. I trust you will treat her becomingly." – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  8. It certainly was not due to a youthful style of dress, for she had perfect taste in such matters, as well as in other things; and although no one spent less thought or money on it than she, my mother was at all times both neatly and becomingly dressed. – Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville by Mary Somerville
  9. " The complete change in all my thoughts and convictions which I owe to you-" " And to dear Penrose," Father Benwell interposed, with the prompt sense of justice which no man could more becomingly assume. – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  10. She was dressed simply in black, and a transparent black veil, falling from her wide hat and flung back, framed her face most becomingly in square crisp folds. – The Rich Mrs. Burgoyne by Kathleen Norris
  11. He had wooed her rageingly; he courted her becomingly; with the manly self- possession enlivened by watchful tact which is pleasing to girls. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  12. This glow of the flames plays becomingly on Ellen's rich, soft coloring, and even brings out the shadows made by the long lashes upon her cheeks. – Donald McElroy, Scotch Irishman by Willie Walker Caldwell
  13. His complexion was no more than becomingly tanned; his slight moustache, trimmed very close to the upper lip, was of the same ruddy brown shade as his sleekly brushed hair. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  14. She had expected that Burgess would be first to meet her, and she was ready, she thought, to greet him, becomingly. – A Master's Degree by Margaret Hill McCarter