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synonyms for duteous

  • compliant
  • deferential
  • faithful
  • loyal
  • obedient
  • regardful
  • respectful
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How to use duteous in a sentence

Not against my great acharya is my wrathful bow-string drawn, Not against a lovéd father fights a loving duteous son!
MAHA-BHARATAANONYMOUS
The Nazarenes are not rebels; they are quiet, duteous folk, who ask but one thing: to be allowed to worship their God.
QUINTUS CLAUDIUS, VOLUME 2 OF 2ERNST ECKSTEIN
Katharine maintained a duteous silence; the Lady Mary stood with her hands clasped before her.
THE FIFTH QUEENFORD MADOX FORD
It was a slight thing, but Olive noticed it, and the loving daughter felt more kindly towards the duteous son.
OLIVEDINAH MARIA CRAIK, (AKA DINAH MARIA MULOCK)
Both females and males, healed by my lays, to the Poet ere long will you be fulfilling your duteous vows.
REMEDIA A MORIS OR, THE REMEDY OF LOVEOVID
My uncle and I, his rightful and duteous heir, offer the King devoted homage and unswerving fealty.
THE MEMOIRS OF MADAME DE MONTESPAN, COMPLETEMADAME LA MARQUISE DE MONTESPAN
From their plenty, a duteous tribute more than once went forth to feed and succor the country to which all owe so much.
IS POLITE SOCIETY POLITE?JULIA WARD HOWE
Come, and o'er my longing soul Throw thy dark and russet stole, And open to my duteous eyes The volume of thy mysteries.
THE POETICAL WORKS OF HENRY KIRKE WHITEHENRY KIRKE WHITE
Who has sinned more against those three duteous reticences than Jean Jacques?
IMPRESSIONS OF THEOPHRASTUS SUCHGEORGE ELIOT
"Mustn't rush things," he'd told himself, as if those three days had been three years' duteous service of a knight of old.
THE DISTURBING CHARMBERTA RUCK
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WORDS RELATED TO DUTEOUS

  • civil
  • complaisant
  • courteous
  • disarming
  • duteous
  • dutiful
  • ingratiating
  • ingratiatory
  • insinuating
  • insinuative
  • obedient
  • obeisant
  • obsequious
  • polite
  • regardful
  • reverential
  • saccharine
  • silken
  • silky
  • submissive
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