- in a proper or suitable manner.
- at a proper or suitable time.
Origin of fitly
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Examples from the Web for fitly
Beowulf's "jubilee" is fitly solemnized by his third and last dragon-fight.Beowulf
A reference may fitly be made here to a reason given by Mons.Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I
Those were the days when Dawson might fitly have been called the dissolute.The Trail of '98
Robert W. Service
This was the day of Pentecost, and fitly commemorated by the Church.Glances at Europe
The consummation had been fitly rounded out by the changes in the Constitution.The Negro and the Nation
George S. Merriam
- in a proper manner or place or at a proper time
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