chastely

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chastely (comparative more chastely, superlative most chastely)

  1. In a chaste manner.
    • 1808 Allan Ramsay - The gentle shepher
      Let lasses of a silly mind / Refuse what maist they're wanting / Since we for yielding were designed / We chastely should be granting.
    • 2004 Theo Clemens, Wim Janse - The Pastor Bonus
      In holy orders no one is better loved than he who lives chastely, because chastity is the first principle for any cleric as well as the foundation of his life.

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