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Both produce some wines good enough to challenge the well-bred conceits of wine makers in Burgundy and Bordeaux.

Some especially well-bred people among us might be noble enough in spirit and possessions to abstain from this temptation.

As a well-bred Mormon with ties to Utah, Huntsman has inevitably drawn comparisons to former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.

She spoke calmly, with the pleasantly modulated voice of a well-bred Englishwoman.

Amongst well-bred persons, every conversation is considered in a measure confidential.

Baroudi was as totally devoid of ordinary scruples as the average well-bred Englishman is full of them.

Not a word, or even a glance, will a well-bred hostess bestow upon the servants, nor will she speak to the guests of the dishes.

Let me start with you upon your promenade, my friend, and I will soon decide your place upon the list of well-bred ladies.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to well-bred, such as: aristocratic, patrician, urbane, well-mannered, blue-blooded, and civil.

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