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conventionally : Related Words Words similar in meaning to conventionally
- pro forma
- adjective satellite in accordance with convention or custom
- sealed the deal with the customary handshake
- adjective satellite commonly used or practiced; usual
accustomed; habitual; wonted.
- his accustomed thoroughness
- took his customary morning walk
- his habitual comment
- with her wonted candor
- noun an athlete who plays for pay
- noun an argument in favor of a proposal
- adjective satellite lacking fresh air
airless; close; unaired.
- a dusty airless attic
- the dreadfully close atmosphere
- hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke
- adjective satellite excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull
- why is the middle class so stodgy, so utterly without a sense of humor?
- a stodgy dinner party
- noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
- drinking alcohol is a health hazard
- noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
- he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
- there was a danger he would do the wrong thing
- adjective following accepted customs and proprieties
- conventional wisdom
- she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior
- conventional forms of address
- adjective satellite conforming with accepted standards
- a conventional view of the world
- noun orthodoxy as a consequence of being conventional
- noun accepted or habitual practice
- noun a specific practice of long standing
- adjective satellite as a formality only
- a one-candidate pro forma election
- adverb in a set manner without serious attention
perfunctorily; as a formality.
- they answered my letter pro forma
- he kissed her cheek perfunctorily
- noun a large formal assembly
- political convention
- noun something regarded as a normative example
formula; pattern; normal; rule.
- the convention of not naming the main character
- violence is the rule not the exception
- his formula for impressing visitors
- adverb in a conventional manner
- he usually behaves rather conventionally
- adjective conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers
- standard English" (American)
- received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British)
- verb get something; come into possession of
- receive payment
- receive a gift
- receive letters from the front
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- adjective satellite characterized by or in accordance with some formula
- adjective not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual
- the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations
- his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern"- Gwethalyn Graham
- noun an inherited pattern of thought or action
- noun a specific practice of long standing
- adverb so as to pass a given point
- every hour a train goes past
- adverb in reserve; not for immediate use
- started setting aside money to buy a car
- put something by for her old age
- has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day
- noun a lavish dance requiring formal attire
- noun a gown for evening wear
dinner dress; evening gown; dinner gown.
- noun conformity with conventional thought and behavior
- noun unoriginality as a result of being too conventional
- adjective satellite heavy and starchy and hard to digest
- stodgy food
- a stodgy pudding served up when everyone was already full
- adjective satellite (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned
fogyish; moss-grown; mossy; stick-in-the-mud.
- moss-grown ideas about family life
- noun an ordinary man
- a lucky stiff
- a working stiff
- noun the dead body of a human being
remains; clay; corpse; cadaver.
- the cadaver was intended for dissection
- the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse
- the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river
- honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay
- adverb under normal conditions
usually; normally; unremarkably; commonly.
- usually she was late
- adjective adhering to what is commonly accepted
- an orthodox view of the world
- adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of Judaism
- Orthodox Judaism
- noun dull and pompous gravity
- noun state of obstruction or stoppage or air in the nose or throat
- noun the quality of being close and poorly ventilated
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