Related to towardly: salable


adj. Archaic
1. Appearing likely to succeed; promising.
2. Advantageous; favorable.

to·ward′li·ness n.
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1. compliant
2. propitious or suitable
ˈtowardliness n
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My son Johnny, named so after his uncle, was at the grammar-school, and a towardly child.
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Towardly Children, tolerable youths; vicious men, intolerable old men, euer the older the worse, euer the longer they bee, the looser they bee, what more Lamentable?
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