polite

[ puh-lahyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF polite

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POLITE

"She might have been polite enough to invite me in," said Halbert, with chagrin.

I knew I could make something more than a polite sosh out of you.

I don't call that polite, seeing that I have come back to live with you.

The plausible and polite manner of the stranger was effectual with George.

A polite lie had been written to her husband, a banker of power in the city.

"To you, my sister--" which is the polite method of story asking in that part of the country.

He never troubled himself to be polite, but he watched me; always he watched me.

"You shouldn't have done that," she said, making the polite protest.

I am not so polite as I should be, I know, and you perhaps are a little too polite.

A polite summons to the great lady's presence raised our hopes.

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