Thesaurus / genteel

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He contentedly takes his place in a world that does not pretend to be genteel—a laughing, working, jeering world.

The DefendantG.K. Chesterton

The cottage at the caves is not particularly "genteel" in appearance.

She used to dress up like a queen, and her Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes were the genuine things and genteel all over.

If they were not the roses, they lived near the roses, as it were, and had a good deal of the odor of genteel life.

A History of Pendennis, Volume 1William Makepeace Thackeray

Like a genteel apparition she stole away, leaving Ulick in a doleful mood.

Painted VeilsJames Huneker

"It isn't only that she's lovely, she is so genteel," said Susy Hopkins.

The Rebel of the SchoolMrs. L. T. Meade

The girls, I was told, did not covet this privilege of seclusion; but let us be genteel, or die.

Women and the AlphabetThomas Wentworth Higginson

Genteel people no longer go to parties on the stair-case, or in the passages.

And the same salad, the very identical horror, obtrudes itself on the table at other genteel establishments than boarding-houses.

Cakes & AleEdward Spencer

But in some states it is not necessary or politic to be genteel.

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