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It’s a collection of pained smiles, whispered comments and polite avoidance that saps their confidence and poisons their spirit.
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What I highly recommend is that you be genuine, polite, and kind when reaching out to your experts.
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People were polite but wouldn’t look her in the eye, she said.
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His show, and the way he hosted it, proved that polite order can be more fascinating than brute chaos.
IN THE DUMBEST AND DARKEST OF TIMES, ALEX TREBEK MAINTAINED A SAFE SPACE FOR INTELLIGENCEHANK STUEVERNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I called up my friends at ARB, who patiently listened while I described what I was planning, then told me in more polite words that I was crazy.
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It’s a joy to watch Richard’s wife and business partner make polite social smiles at each other and trade quips at top speed while they hate each other behind their eyes.
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Being a mild sort of person, Mr. Meadow Mouse thanked Mrs. Robin politely, both for the message and for the advice.p.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
A French gentleman, surprised at the animal's rapid retreat, politely asked Mr. Sims what could be the cause.
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Garnache assured him very briefly, and none too politely that he did not intend to prove of any excessive amiability.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Being politely requested, at the foot of a tremendous hill, to ease the horses.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
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WORDS RELATED TO POLITELY

  • charmingly
  • invitingly
  • politely
  • winsomely
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