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more decent

adjective as in kind, generous

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Example Sentences

Manners became more decent, pity was more easily evoked by human suffering, and culture more widely diffused.

Scarron now became more decent in his manners and conversation; and his gaiety was thus more agreeable.

I want to go into Parliament—when I am patched up and more decent looking, and I believe you would be of the greatest help to me.

Lady Baldock was a little more decent than usual just before I left Baddingham.

She says Hatty has improved wonderfully; her cheeks are not so shockingly red, and she speaks better, and has more decent manners.


On this page you'll find 206 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to decent, such as: correct, good, honest, honorable, modest, and noble.

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