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      adj   convenable  
→ Self-assertion was not thought seemly in a woman.        
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seem, seemingly, steely, see

seemly adj.

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"seemly": examples and translations in context
My dear, it would be more seemly if you left us. Ma chère, il serait plus convenable que vous vous retiriez.
And I trust you'll serve us something a bit more seemly. Et j'espère que vous allez nous servir quelque chose d'un peu plus convenable.
The sites of monuments must be the object of special care in order to safeguard their integrity and ensure that they are cleared and presented in a seemly manner. Les sites monumentaux doivent faire l'objet de soins spéciaux afin de sauvegarder leur intégrité et d'assurer leur assainissement, leur aménagement et leur mise en valeur.
Milady, it is not seemly to gloat over the fallen. Ce n'est pas séant que de rire des vaincus.
That's not seemly for a principal! Vous n'êtes pas digne de votre poste.
... great monotheistic religions in the world, was torn by violence under the combined influence of mistrust, century old hatred and escalating provocation set on a background of seemly incompatible territorial claims. This tiny territory one can cross from north to south as rapidly as one can go from Quebec City to Ottawa, is the subject of competing claims... ... monothéistes du monde, s'est embrasée sous l'effet combiné de la méfiance, de la haine séculaire et de l'escalade des provocations, le tout sur fond de visées territoriales apparemment incompatibles. Ce tout petit territoire, qu'on peut parcourir du nord au sud aussi rapidement qu'en se déplaçant de Québec à Ottawa, fait l'objet, en effet, de revendications...
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