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Definition of "sprucely" []

  • In a spruce manner; neatly and elegantly. (adverb)

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Use "sprucely" in a sentence
  • "‘Ah! Hawk,’ said one very sprucely – dressed personage in a Newmarket coat, a choice neckerchief, and all other accessories of the most unexceptionable kind."
  • "And as he follows it, [5423] Is this no small servitude for an enamourite to be every hour combing his head, stiffening his beard, perfuming his hair, washing his face with sweet water, painting, curling, and not to come abroad but sprucely crowned, decked, and apparelled?"
  • "And not only were there flowers here, and little shrubs planted sprucely, but also good grass, which is always softness, and soothes the impatient eyes of men."
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