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That too, I think, was a triumph for decency and justice in our country, but some other initiatives that he took about contracting and this or that.
PELOSI ‘OPTIMISTIC’ ABOUT LGBTQ EQUALITY ACT, CALLS PASSAGE A ‘PRIORITY’CHRIS JOHNSONJANUARY 28, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Our honorees, including Ally Financial, M&C Saatchi Group and Comedy Central, were able to not only successfully pivot and innovate, but found the common thread of empathy and decency that would resonate with consumers.
ALLY FINANCIAL, M&C SAATCHI GROUP AND COMEDY CENTRAL ARE DIGIDAY AWARDS WINNERSMELISSA HAYESJANUARY 28, 2021DIGIDAY
A hard look at your own flaws, and how others put up with them — whether out of fondness for you or their own general sense of decency — can clear a path to your showing them the same forgiveness.
CAROLYN HAX: THE LITTLE THINGS YOU CAN DO TO AVOID IRRITATIONCAROLYN HAXJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The President in particular showed no impulse to summon the nation to a higher calling by persuading enough people that something as simple as wearing a mask was an act of decency and patriotism.
IN THE WAKE OF THE CAPITOL RIOTS, WE NEED TO RESTORE MORAL LEADERSHIPNANCY GIBBSJANUARY 21, 2021TIME
Raising the “prices” conspiracy theorists pay for their fantasies, within the bounds of First Amendment protections and consistent with common decency, will help rein in the costs they impose on others.
IT’S TIME TO RAISE THE COST OF SPREADING CONSPIRACY THEORIESMATTHEW HEIMERJANUARY 14, 2021FORTUNE
You’ve said that “inclusion” is a fancy word for human decency.
WHY MASTERCARD ISN’T A CREDIT CARD COMPANY, ACCORDING TO ITS OUTGOING CEO AJAY BANGACLEAF2013DECEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
You might hope Rubio would at least wait until the current president had the decency to concede before pronouncing the next one a failure.
MARCO RUBIO IS ALREADY SUITING UP FOR THE POLITICS OF DESTRUCTIONFRED HIATTNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I just felt it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see decency in action.
WASHINGTON-BOUND TRAVELERS FINDING HIGHER AIRFARES, HOTEL RATES FOR JAN. 20 PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATIONKEITH L. ALEXANDERNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A feeling of pity for mademoiselle—perhaps of no more than decency—now overcame Marius.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Those required to sustain life and preserve decency, besides other things to maintain her in her social condition.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
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WORDS RELATED TO DECENCY

  • bon ton
  • civility
  • correctitude
  • decency
  • decorousness
  • decorum
  • fitness
  • good breeding
  • order
  • orderliness
  • properness
  • rightness
  • seemliness
  • amenities
  • civility
  • code
  • convention
  • courtesy
  • customs
  • decency
  • decorum
  • deportment
  • dignity
  • form
  • formalities
  • good behavior
  • mores
  • p's and q's
  • politesse
  • proper behavior
  • propriety
  • protocol
  • rules
  • seemliness
  • social graces
  • usage
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