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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishseemlyseem‧ly /ˈsiːmli/ adjective old-fashioned  SUITABLEsuitable for a particular situation or social occasion, according to accepted standards of behaviour opp unseemly It was not seemly for ladies to talk about money.
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seemlyOld Chao hesitated, apparently aware that he was displaying more self-satisfaction than was seemly.It would not have been very seemly for the ladies to hear all the shouting.But he should have gone further and acknowledged that it is not seemly to hold such political functions in the White House.
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