Thesaurus / comportment
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The comportment of beef in an atmosphere of carbonic acid, to which carbonic oxide has been added, is curious.
She noted the trim figure of him in its peculiar garb, the proud carriage, the even and easy comportment under insult.
THARON OF LOST VALLEYVINGIE E. ROE
He did everything right—too right; and in dress and comportment was inevitably correct.
THE STRENGTH OF THE STRONGJACK LONDON
His subjects regarded him with fear and trembling, and his comportment toward his weaker neighbors was a growing menace.
A PRINCE OF ANAHUACJAMES A. PORTER
They had stepped beyond the bounds of gentlemanly comportment, he contended.
THE SHERIFF OF BADGERGEORGE B. PATTULLO
Though the novelty had not yet worn off, the peaceful comportment of the seals had quieted my alarm.
THE SEA-WOLFJACK LONDON
What did surprise me, when anon the sea rolled close up to the cottage, was the comportment of the young artist himself.
AND EVEN NOWMAX BEERBOHM
His comportment was cheerful in a sober fashion, notwithstanding the transparent perturbation of his spirit.
THE ADVENTURES OF HARRY RICHMOND, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
"C'est gal," said the landlady, an elderly woman of dry and quiet comportment.
FOUR YEARS IN FRANCEHENRY DIGBY BESTE
Rather was there something eager and rapt about the comportment of the people.
JOHN SPLENDIDNEIL MUNRO
WORDS RELATED TO COMPORTMENT
- good breeding
- good form
- p's and q's
- social graces
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