In an acceptable fashion in a way to please or give pleasure
- in an acceptable (although not outstanding) manner
- In a reasonable fashion; in a manner to kindly or provide satisfaction.
(adv.) In a reasonable manner; in a manner to please or offer satisfaction.
But their purely ritual functions gave them no means of establishing a considerable influence on the minds of men, and the technical knowledge which they possessed as to the way in which the gods could be acceptably approached was neither so intricate nor so mysterious as to give the class a special importance.