chastely


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chaste

 (chāst)
adj. chast·er, chast·est
1.
a. Not having experienced sexual intercourse; virginal.
b. Abstaining from sexual relations that are not sanctioned by certain religious laws or moral principles.
c. Abstaining from sexual relations; celibate.
2. Not involving or suggestive of sexual desire or indecency: a chaste kiss; a chaste conversation.
3. Pure or simple in design or style; austere.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin castus; see kes- in Indo-European roots.]

chaste′ly adv.
chaste′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.chastely - in a chaste and virtuous manner; "she lived chastely"
Translations

chastely

[ˈtʃeɪstlɪ] ADVcastamente

chastely

adv kisskeusch, unschuldig; dressschlicht

chastely

[ˈtʃeɪstlɪ] advcastamente
References in classic literature ?
His little windows were chastely swathed in Nottingham lace.
And finally, I am at your orders, I and my wits, and my science and my letters, ready to live with you, damsel, as it shall please you, chastely or joyously; husband and wife, if you see fit; brother and sister, if you think that better.
The mantel's chastely severe outline was ingloriously veiled behind some pert drapery drawn rakishly askew like the sashes of the Amazonian ballet.
Thus his fictional Blanchefleur does not have an affair, marry, have children, divorce, and remarry, as did her original, Amen House librarian Phyllis Jones; she enters a convent, from which she and Taliessin (the Williams figure) love each other chastely to the end of their days.
Yet, the Obama Administration, rather than hauling these recalcitrant jurisdictions to court, has lain supine and chastely looked the other way, and late last year it threw in the towel completely.
Paul, that God was now giving him the ability to live chastely, and that this ability came from Christ.
But he said the denomination believes Gospel teaching can help people live chastely while being attracted to people of the same gender.
30) In other words, Mary remained chastely passive and insensible while the Holy Ghost moved the necessary fluids on her behalf.
is slow, but also languorous, if chastely rather than voluptuously so.
Unlike, say, the work of Isa Genzken, whose towers of consumer detritus speak in critical, hortatory imperatives, this was quiet stuff that chastely brought beautiful observations into view.
14) Se Cecco d'Ascoli ne L'Acerba descrive la tortora come "per see sola / vedova di compagna" (libro III, capitolo XXIII), il Fisiologo riassume le caratteristiche dell'animale nel modo seguente: "she loves her mate very much and lives chastely and faithfully with him, such that, if the male happens to be captured by a hawk or fowler, she does not take another mate but, rather, longs for and awaits her lost one at every moment and endures thus in remembrance and longing for him until death" (libro XXVIII).
God's word works chastely in souls, inviting them to the highest realities, while disposing them to choose a life of conversion to God and of following him by their deliberate decision.