in an appropriate manner (Freq. 2)

he was appropriately dressed

Syn: ↑suitably, ↑fittingly, ↑befittingly, ↑fitly
Ant: ↑unsuitably (for: ↑suitably), ↑inappropriately
Derived from adjective: ↑fit (for: ↑fitly), ↑befitting (for: ↑befittingly), ↑suitable (for: ↑suitably), ↑appropriate

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