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 ?
The mantel's chastely severe outline was ingloriously veiled behind some pert drapery drawn rakishly askew like the sashes of the Amazonian ballet.
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."
His little windows were chastely swathed in Nottingham lace.
Privacy was ensured regarding the collected data that it was chastely for research purposes and will not be public with the third party.
This is a magnificent example of all that is best about the Anglican choral tradition, blazing in glory, chastely contemplative, and here with the bonus of vibrant orchestration.
But courtship focuses on the intent of marriage, signified by rituals such as the man first asking for the parents' permission to date their daughter and then chastely "pursuing" her.
While many designers in Milan are busy chasing the romanticised Neo-Edwardian hothouse vision that has made Alessandro Michele's Gucci such a staggering success, Prada chose instead to revisit her own chastely industrial back pages with a show that recast her 1980s pocone nylon bags as clothes: vests, jackets, long coats, trousers, shorts, all in voluminous upholstery proportions.
However, the lessons of all of these, none the less, is that this higher level of living - of loving all indiividual persons and all people groups chastely, warmly, deeply and correctly, all of the time - is not only proper, but also possible.
MacLaverty is superb when it comes to revealing the minutiae of a long-married couple's life: Stella remembering to put in her eye drops to ease her dry eyes; their custom of chastely kissing in elevators; their bedtime rituals; Gerry thinking up ways to hide how much he's drinking, even though the perceptive Stella knows the truth.
Soon, Maddy and Olly are meeting for chastely unrequited face time, in which he proves his teenage Byronic mettle by offering such cheap poetic insights as, "The whole point of waves is to suck your feet from under you so that you drown faster."
The item chastely reported that the bass could be heard from the wings inquiring as to the whereabouts of a prop.
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.