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de·cent·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decentlyadverb

    in a decent manner

    "they don't know how to dress decently"

    Synonyms:
    in good order, decent, the right way, properly, right

    Antonyms:
    indecently

  2. properly, decently, decent, in good order, right, the right wayadverb

    in the right manner

    "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?"

    Synonyms:
    in good order, the right way, by rights, powerful, justly, flop, properly, right on, mightily, right, correctly, mighty, aright, decent

    Antonyms:
    indecently

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "decently":

    aright, politely

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How to use decently in a sentence?

  1. Nasir El-Rufai:

    We are waiting for the person who will come and intervene. They will go back in body bags because nobody will come to Nigeria and tell us how to run our country, we have got that independence and we are trying to run our country as decently as possible.

  2. Thomas Carlyle, Proflies in Courage by: John F. Kennedy:

    The Courage that we all prize and seek is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully.

  3. Svetlana Gannushkina:

    The police are handling themselves decently toward everyone.

  4. Nasir El-Rufai:

    We have got that independence and we are trying to run our country as decently as possible.

  5. Sara Goldrick-Rab:

    As a college, if we think providing decently paid on campus work promotes retention, then it isn't just a labor issue, it could cost the university a little more, perhaps, than employing other folks. But it could save money if it keeps people in college.


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