courteous[ kur-tee-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF courteous
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"It would be courteous to give a reason," he said presently.
The letter was most courteous, most complimentary, most wooing.
At this Narcisse smiled with indulgent and courteous disdain.
I thank the writer for his argument, and his courteous manner of presenting it.
What an advantage has an imposing or forward nature over a courteous one!
He has not proved a courteous antagonist, for he has not stripped to the contest.
Not that I think so, Mr. Grey: I am sure your conduct to me has been most courteous.
They treated their wives with respect, and were courteous to strangers.
It must be genius which takes that direction: it must be not courteous, but courtesy.
Why, indeed, be courteous where so little courtesy was met with?
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