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having a sophisticated charm

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Ms Debonnaire added: "The demographic time bomb facing the breast cancer workforce poses a worrying threat to the progress made in recent decades.
Next to him stood the slim, debonnaire figure of Sir Anthony Eden.
The vision of the incomparably debonnaire Saint Philip marching on the sidewalk with a placard managed to sway the committee.
<<On trouve chez ces Negres une force physique extreme et la plus grande sensibilite accompagnees d'[un caractere] debonnaire, mais aussi d'une cruaute inouie, inconcevable.
Ailleurs, l'humour debonnaire devient mordant, prend la forme de la derision, en particulier quand l'ecrivain veut se moquer du vain orgueil humain.
Great Leighs 5.50 Love Pegasus, 6.50 Pegasus Dancer, 8.50 Debonnaire Haydock 1.10 Rival Bidder, 2.10 Native Coral, 3.10 Or d'Oudairies, 3.40 Be Brief, 4.10 Barton Grey Lingfield 1.20 Officer Mor Towcester 1.30 Marlborough Sound, 3.00 Character Building, 4.00 If You Knew Suzy West Country
A ready scorer on his debut at Warwick, William Haggas' three-year-old was arguably denied a double by the rattling-fast conditions at Yarmouth, where he finished a neck second to Debonnaire.
Vostre office sera (debonnaire lecteur) de le recevoir d'une main affable, et nous scavoir gre de nostre travail; lequel sentans bien receu, serons excitez a continuer en si louable exercice, pour vous faire jouir de choses plus ardues et serieuses.
An international cast brought together Roberto Alagna, an impetuous Marius in fine vocal fettle, Angela Gheorghiu, a juvenile and moving Fanny, Jean-Philippe Lafont, an imperious and debonnaire Cesar, and Marc Barrard, poignant and remarkable in every way as Panisse.
Dapper gaffer Jacko left the pundits panting yesterday with his debonnaire touchline get up but will face an even sterner test when he faces Jose.