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courteous

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  • s  exhibiting courtesy and politeness
  • a  characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners
    if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"-Francis Bacon

  • Having met with Hu on many occasions, I invariably found him thoughtful, extremely well prepared and very courteous.
  • In his firm, courteous, precise way John Henry Whitley informed both King and Country, last week, that he will not accept a peerage.
  • Soft-spoken and courteous, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, 66, looks too benign to be an inquisitor.
News & Articles

  • Ben Franklin has an opinion on the NSA surveillance scandal
    The Founding Father with the most future-minded street cred explains why every American should be afraid of a secret data-mining agency. Courteous reader, allow me to pose a question: What good is Freedom if, in order to protect said Freedom, we must destroy it? Mr. Obama himself, duly elected... [This is a summary. To read the full article on PhiladelphiaWeekly.com, click the headline above.]
    June 19, 2013 - Philadelphia Weekly
  • Caroline Town Talk: Take care of the creek during summer
    If you're planning a swim in the creek this summer, please be careful and courteous. - 4:53 pm
    June 18, 2013 - The Ithaca Journal
  • NPD launches Travelin' Traffic Ace XVII
    The Newton Police Department has announced its latest summer traffic safety mug campaign, Travelin’ Traffic Ace XVII — Safe & Sober, to award area motorists for displaying safe and courteous driving. The campaign runs through Aug. 26.
    June 18, 2013 - Newton Daily News
Quotes

  • Roger Clemens in 940 News
    I just want to thank the committee, the staff that I just met with. They were very courteous,Clemens said after emerging from the offices of the US House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
  • Michael Waltrip in Hartford Courant
    I am really embarrassed about the accident, but I feel fortunate that I wasn't hurt,said Waltrip. "For 25 years I have had a great driving record. I consider myself to be a courteous and safe driver on public roads. I never expected to...
  • John Dingell in FOXNews
    Jerry was warm gentle, friendly, pleasant courteous individual. He never used bad language, he loved his family, his kids and above all else he loved Betty,Dingell said.

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