Thesaurus / politeness
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He was so polite with the guards that some detainees suspected he might be an informant.

To stay or to go?Hannah DreierDecember 26, 2020Washington Post

Not only is it insulting and off-putting, I fear that one day he might forget himself in this "polite company" that apparently does not include me.

Miss Manners: Husband’s rude eating habits driving wife up the wallJudith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina MartinDecember 18, 2020Washington Post

While for some, the pandemic has only reinforced the absurd notion that one does not have to be polite to the people with whom one lives, Miss Manners has noticed that the rising divorce rate during it proves otherwise.

Miss Manners: Husband’s rude eating habits driving wife up the wallJudith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina MartinDecember 18, 2020Washington Post

It was such a polite, respectful group of people, and we just really had a great conversation about games.

Showers are polite enough to pass through Saturday night, allowing outdoor activities to be enjoyed during these short days.

Protective masks that keep lips and nostrils on lock are now de rigueur among members of polite society.

The 100 greatest innovations of 2020Popular Science StaffDecember 2, 2020Popular Science

The captain was on hand and greeted him with a certain awkward courtesy, for politeness was not in his line.

There was no situation, however delicate, that they did not save through tact and politeness.

The Old Furniture BookN. Hudson Moore

People who make a superstition of politeness infallibly lose the higher courtesy of truth.

The InvaderMargaret L. Woods

Horace treated Mrs. Anderson and the Major with all the politeness he could muster.

Battling the CloudsCaptain Frank Cobb

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