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Bryant is a “Thank you” and “You’re very welcome” type of guy — polite, suburban, cultured, well-heeled.
On Friday, Scarane and her supporters were at the doors, having conversations that ranged from polite to promising.
Apple’s response to developers is often curt and boilerplate, but even with that, you must be polite on many occasions, like a servant asking the master what he wants next.
As a Swede, I have very limited interest in etiquette, but shutting up seemed like the polite thing to do even to me.
Despite the patrician veneers and volley of five dollar words, this wasn’t polite conversation.
She would have liked to answer that it was Mademoiselle who had got in her way; but Mother wished her to be always polite.
The two men plunged into discussion, and Isabel, her eyes expressing a polite interest, studied the face of her cousin.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He thought nothing of it now, when she nodded in her polite little way, and opened the door for herself.
Presently he rose and left the table with a polite bow that included both the others.
I am not afraid of being crushed, for no doubt you would always remember to be polite, if not considerate.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON

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putativeadjective | [pyoo-tuh-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION
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