courteously courteously

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a polite manner

Usage(s):

  1. They wait patiently through the sticky, oppressive afternoon to petition me courteously when I leave the workshop about the need for more assistance for families like them.
  2. But the Chinese proved courteously unenlightening to everyone.
  3. When confronted with an Allied order they dislike, they often ask courteously for time to think it over.

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