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characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct

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according with custom or propriety

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The Governor urged the new House of Assembly members to sustain the decorous behaviour exhibited in their quest to join in moving the state forward while promising to ensure a cordial working relationship with the legislative and executive arms of government in a transparent manner without undue interference in their affairs.
Though there were some little mishaps, the entire process went on smoothly, as all stakeholders were very decorous in their dealings before, during and after the election.
It's a decorous and fleetfooted affair - the double whammy of revamped Groovejet and Take Me Home setting up the inevitable Murder On The Dancefloor.
Diotti, however, turns the drama into an elegant composition: his count lacks the intensity of Fuseli's agonised soul, while his four sons expire in attitudes of decorous beauty around him, all serpentine curves and droops.
Both CSA and the players encourage supporters to continue rooting for their teams and also to behave in a decorous manner that will allow this Test series to be played in true spirit of the game," acting CEO, Cricket South Africa, Thabang Moroe had said.
Among them will not be "decorous," "thoughtful," "reasoned," and "civil".
Recent scholarship has focused attention on her as a genre-defining secular woman writer of the Italian Renaissance, whose literary model helped establish a decorous and wholly assimilated voice for women writers within the Italian literary panorama.
Affecting performances in a decorous drama, a child's-eye version of The Mortal Storm with symbols simple and poignant.
is National eatre production, performed as ever with infectious gusto, has lost none of its freshness and I'm still laughing inwardly at some of the priceless lines, including the least decorous reection on married love that you'll ever hear.
Talking to reporter here Thursday, he said that elaborate arrangements are being made to celebrate the independence day with decorous throughout the province with the active participation of the people from various walks of life,segments of the society and shades of opinion.
The slimmed-down RLPO ensemble could well look after itself, with some wonderfully decorous and plaintive phrasing.
The film is set largely in the elegantly appointed drawing rooms and country homes of the British upper crust, but it's anything but stuffy and decorous. Still, the style here is more measured and restrained than it was in the bombastic, hyperkinetic "Coriolanus."
Has Christianity, say, proved itself to be wise and decorous in the field of human relations?
He'd thought it gone for good, relieved when it returned, decorous,