gentlemanly


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Synonyms for gentlemanly

befitting a man of good breeding

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This really seemed the only gentlemanly refuge left; and yet, with the knowledge of my father's experience before me, I was ungrateful enough to feel a secret dislike for it.
If a gentlemanly residence coming strictly within this narrow margin had not been essential to the blood of the Barnacles, this particular branch would have had a pretty wide selection among, let us say, ten thousand houses, offering fifty times the accommodation for a third of the money.
Mr Barnacle made him a severe bow, as a wounded man of family, a wounded man of place, and a wounded man of a gentlemanly residence, all rolled into one; and he made Mr Barnacle a bow, and was shut out into Mews Street by the flabby footman.
Lawrence was gentlemanly and inoffensive to all, and polite to the vicar and the ladies, especially his hostess and her daughter, and Miss Wilson - misguided man; he had not the taste to prefer Eliza Millward.
And behaved altogether in such a thoroughly gentlemanly fashion that Maud stayed awake half the night, crying.
Laurie's bashfulness soon wore off, for Jo's gentlemanly demeanor amused and set him at his ease, and Jo was her merry self again, because her dress was forgotten and nobody lifted their eyebrows at her.
He's a devilish pleasant gentlemanly dog,' said Mr.
Mind, I don't say that; I expressly say that he's a devilish gentlemanly fellow,' said Mr.
That's the way I begin with my niggers," he said, to a gentlemanly man, who had stood by him during his speech.
I rose, and, from a gentlemanly idea of relieving his embarrassment, took up my station in the doorway, surveying the external prospect as I stood.
Many, also, who were not aware of the circumstances attending his withdrawal from Paris, were struck with the worthy appearance, the gentlemanly bearing, and the knowledge of the world displayed by the old patrician, who certainly played the nobleman very well, so long as he said nothing, and made no arithmetical calculations.
Granted,' I replied, 'but a more humane, gentlemanly and amiable set of epicures do not probably exist in the Pacific.
It's also extremely rude - full d s te for his he of F-bombs - all of which sound a little odto me, knowing as I do that Tim Wheeler is literally one of the most gentlemanly, polimen in rock
Sri Lanka, March 13 -- Cricket is regarded as the gentlemanly game and therefore the players are expected to behave in keeping with its tradition.
Rheon says, "It was a completely surreal moment for me working with them, but they treated me in such a gentlemanly way.