courtesy

[ kur-tuh-see or for 5, kurt-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF courtesy

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After this, nothing could restore the courtesy he had previously assumed.

Practically that is all we ever get from group-impulse—an act of courtesy.

He received us with courtesy and invited us to enter and see the fort.

The dwellers in the long-house extended every courtesy to Ninaka and his crew.

And courtesy in the young folk of to-day warms my old heart.

I have since observed that sons are endlessly grateful for courtesy from their fathers.

But the wish instantly followed that his son might have shared in his courtesy.

The consequence of his courtesy and the reward of his taste was unbounded favour.

“To work, madame,” he replied, lifting his cap with a courtesy which seemed to disarm her.

Labor was necessary, yes, but when you're with good friends, courtesy comes first.

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