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A set of ethics — be courteous to other chasers — is also widely embraced within the community.

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It’s courteous to go fast enough so the next session can head out as soon as possible, but still take it a little easy so your car can cool off.

Not only is this simply a good business practice, but it’s also just inclusive and courteous.

The Captain decreed that correct courteous behavior for Downhill Skier, during the two seconds required to avert collision, is to shout “TRACK!”

He’s handsome, courteous, clever, witty, great at doing impressions of people and has fabulous taste in art, food, and wine.

He was courteous, explained the legitimate reason we were briefly pulled over, and then let us continue on our way.

Greetings were courteous and warm, requests were focused, translations were careful.

Deen is not only punctual, but also professionally courteous to his former co-stars.

“He was gentle and courteous even though his love of the U.S. had faded over time,” said Bogucki.

In the subway train in Japan, when people are not necessarily in a good mood, they will nevertheless be courteous.

Mr. Pontellier had been a rather courteous husband so long as he met a certain tacit submissiveness in his wife.

It was from the biggest face that the voice had come, and Dorothy responded with a courteous "Good-morning!"

Easily accessible to all, courteous and reasonable ever, he was in many respects a model railway manager.

I was enraptured—the communication was made in the most courteous manner to the marquis.

Singularly courteous and obliging on all occasions, I, personally, have been much indebted to him for help and advice.

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On this page you'll find 91 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to courteous, such as: affable, attentive, civil, civilized, considerate, and courtly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.