demeanor

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behavior through which one reveals one's personality

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They affected a frank and friendly demeanor; but their appearance and movements awakened the suspicions of some of the veteran trappers, well versed in Indian wiles.
My host, however, had in some degree resumed the calmness of his demeanor, and questioned me very rigorously in respect to the conformation of the visionary creature.
A few minutes brought us to a large and busy bazaar, with the localities of which the stranger appeared well acquainted, and where his original demeanor again became apparent, as he forced his way to and fro, without aim, among the host of buyers and sellers.
Next was seen a stout man, dressed in rich and courtly attire, but not of courtly demeanor; his gait had the swinging motion of a seaman's walk, and chancing to stumble on the staircase, he suddenly grew wrathful, and was heard to mutter an oath.
He went hastily down, and was followed by a dignified person, dressed in a purple velvet suit with very rich embroidery; his demeanor would have possessed much stateliness, only that a grievous fit of the gout compelled him to hobble from stair to stair, with contortions of face and body.
They were unarmed, their aspect and demeanor friendly, and they held up otter-skins, and made signs indicative of a wish to trade.
On board ship he evidently assumed the hardness of deportment and sternness of demeanor which many deem essential to naval service.
Positive demeanors were identified for all levels of schooling.
When we're not roaming the halls sniffing out the past, we're in the gym watching these phantasms with their dazed demeanors. Attractive, young, safe from harm, they embody the human half-life of the place.