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adjective as in having good behavior

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On the other hand, there is, in fact, a glut of perfectly healthy and well-behaved dogs and cats that need homes.

Their challenge is to find purpose and a voice, beyond being the well-behaved baubles expected of them.

It seems to have started with Kathryn Skaggs who, according to the title of her blog, is “A Well-Behaved Mormon Woman.”

Fortnum is well behaved, but Mason appears to be a little more of a scamp.

Contrary to popular opinion, the Queen's corgi are actually usually very well behaved.

With this decision Tom took up his lessons, and had never been more studious and well behaved than he was that day.

In no similar establishment did I ever see so much order, or find the natives so well-behaved as here.

The former were well-dressed and well-behaved, and did not insult citizens nor ladies upon the streets.

He ate them all himself slowly, and was so very quiet and well-behaved all the time that Tommy hoped he was sobering down.

S—— and W—— have both been well-behaved prisoners and have given the jail officials no trouble whatever.

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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to well-behaved, such as: courteous, polite, good, and mannerly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.