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He’s a mild-mannered movie star frustrated with the shallowness of his industry.
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In an increasingly tired era where heroes are relentlessly cheerful and clever, the mild-mannered Ethan Winters stands out among the crowd, the kind of man who peers into hell and puts on a brave face no one can see, not even himself.
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Jacobson paid his fine and went back to his mild-mannered life of preaching to his flock.
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The mild-mannered Brock emphasized civility and respectfulness and exemplified a partisan yet moderate political approach that was a far cry from the more confrontational politics that emerged during the 1980s.
BILL BROCK WAS THE FORGOTTEN FATHER OF THE MODERN GOPSETH BLUMENTHALMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The mild-mannered Missourian had never been elected president.
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I cannot say how this affected others, but to me it seemed hardly more ill-mannered than impolitic.
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He was a mild-mannered man, tall, rather pale, with refined features and a low-toned pleasant voice.
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We learned this in conversation with a sweet-faced, quiet-mannered lady who had all the Quaker characteristics.
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Every action of the doctor had been noted, and information of it conveyed to the quiet-mannered man in pince-nez.
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They would starve on the skin of the Scotch men and are too well-mannered to attack that of the Scotch ladies.
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WORDS RELATED TO MANNERED

  • awkward
  • mannered
  • stiff
  • unnatural
  • affected
  • anxious
  • artificial
  • awkward
  • bashful
  • diffident
  • embarrassed
  • ill-at-ease
  • mannered
  • nervous
  • out of countenance
  • shamefaced
  • sheepish
  • shy
  • stiff
  • stilted
  • uncertain
  • uncomfortable
  • uneasy
  • unsure
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