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 for Comeliest
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Comely \Come"ly\ (k[u^]m"l[y^]), a. [Compar. Comelier; superl.
     Comeliest.] [OE. comeliche, AS. cyml[imac]c; cyme suitable
     (fr. cuman to come, become) + l[imac]c like.]
     1. Pleasing or agreeable to the sight; well-proportioned;
        good-looking; handsome.
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              He that is comely when old and decrepit, surely was
              very beautiful when he was young.     --South.
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              Not once perceive their foul disfigurement
              But boast themselves more comely than before.
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     2. Suitable or becoming; proper; agreeable.
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              This is a happier and more comely time
              Than when these fellows ran about the streets,
              Crying confusion.                     --Shak.
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              It is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is
              pleasant; and praise is comely.       --Ps. cxlvii.
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