seasonably


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sea·son·a·ble

 (sē′zə-nə-bəl)
adj.
1. Typical of or suitable for the season or the time of year: seasonable weather; seasonable clothing.
2. Archaic Occurring or performed at a suitable or proper time; opportune: seasonable advice.

sea′son·a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.seasonably - in accordance with the season; "it was seasonably cold"
unseasonably - not in accordance with the season; "it was unseasonably cold"
2.seasonably - at an opportune time; "your letter arrived apropos"
References in classic literature ?
In accordance with this rule it may safely be assumed that the forefathers of Boston had built the first prison-house somewhere in the Vicinity of Cornhill, almost as seasonably as they marked out the first burial-ground, on Isaac Johnson's lot, and round about his grave, which subsequently became the nucleus of all the congregated sepulchres in the old churchyard of King's Chapel.
A man's nature, runs either to herbs or weeds; therefore let him seasonably water the one, and destroy the other.
Many contending passions were raised in our heroe's mind by this letter; but the tender prevailed at last over the indignant and irascible, and a flood of tears came seasonably to his assistance, and possibly prevented his misfortunes from either turning his head, or bursting his heart.
"I would gladly eat a bit of something," said Don Quixote, "for I feel it would come very seasonably." The day happened to be a Friday, and in the whole inn there was nothing but some pieces of the fish they call in Castile "abadejo," in Andalusia "bacallao," and in some places "curadillo," and in others "troutlet;" so they asked him if he thought he could eat troutlet, for there was no other fish to give him.
The Indians were seasonably reminded of his infirmity, and, rushing into the open air, they aroused the village in the manner described.
Chanticleer and his family had either not left their roost, disheartened by the interminable rain, or had done the next wisest thing, by seasonably returning to it.
With some endowment of stupidity and conceit, she might have thought that a Christian young lady of fortune should find her ideal of life in village charities, patronage of the humbler clergy, the perusal of "Female Scripture Characters," unfolding the private experience of Sara under the Old Dispensation, and Dorcas under the New, and the care of her soul over her embroidery in her own boudoir--with a background of prospective marriage to a man who, if less strict than herself, as being involved in affairs religiously inexplicable, might be prayed for and seasonably exhorted.
All the passengers were rubbing their eyes, comparing watches, and congratulating one another on the prospect of arriving so seasonably at the journey's end.
We even inhaled these worse-than-pepper demons, all the while wishing for a seasonably cooler, windy day to keep them at bay.
The factory operating-rate index rose a seasonably adjusted 1.7 percent in December from the previous month to 109.3, following a 0.3 percent increase in November.
Monday's temperature is set to drop by 2AC with seasonably summer conditions in daytime and relatively cold to mild conditions in nighttime.