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Shuster: “I was mild-mannered, wore glasses, was very shy with women.”

He is a mild-mannered and generous guy, not the kind of person prone to fits of pique or rage.

Where Kate is mild-mannered and middle-class, Cressy, 24, is a wild, blue-blooded aristocrat with bohemian heritage.

Given a screeching demagogue and an evenhanded, mild-mannered technocrat, people will always be more drawn to the former.

But the mild-mannered Anderson remains one of the most polarizing figures in American filmmaking.

He was a mild-mannered man, tall, rather pale, with refined features and a low-toned pleasant voice.

Francis Powell, usually mild-mannered man, went so far as to move to report progress.

He's a mild-mannered librarian by profession, but he'd been a real radical in the sixties and wrestled a little in high school.

"I've a reason to become suspicious," I told her in a voice that I hoped was as mild-mannered as her own.

These cringing, mild-mannered men are the worst sort of tyrants, when they have the power.


On this page you'll find 153 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mild-mannered, such as: balmy, bland, calm, gentle, mellow, and moderate.

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