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characterized by kindness and warm, unaffected courtesy

characterized by elaborate but usually formal courtesy

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characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit

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characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects

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exhibiting courtesy and politeness

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disposed to bestow favors

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In this time when people feel entitled and privileged, it pays to become gracious. It costs you nothing but it helps establish a good working relationship and promotes you to others as someone approachable and trustworthy.
"My real Christmas wish was for someone to take over that I could mentor (and) train so the legacy of gracious living and what my mom and I started could continue for generations to come," she said.
To encourage such gracious behaviour, some focus group participants suggested setting up a platform for members of the public to recognise and reward gracious commuters.
'That singular gracious call you put to your opponent was what brought our democracy to maturity and conferred legitimacy to our political process.
We've gracious defeat long " It was an arm-wrestle of a first half, Australia playing with most of the territory but also the confidence of a side that had won only three of 10 Tests this year, while Wales seemed intimidated by the history of not having beaten the Wallabies for so long.
Speaking more on the book, Gracious said Gole Dema is an iKalanga inspired folktale that unveils the magic and nostalgia of African storytelling and it is targeted mostly to children aged 10 upwards.
Thank you, a very smart and gracious gesture!" Trump said in a Twitter posting.
New Delhi [India], November 20 ( ANI ): Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday called Manushi Chhillar "beautiful, smart and uncommonly gracious" for her graceful response to his 'Chhillar' tweet, wherein he compared the surname of the newly crowned Miss World to 'loose change'.
'She is often referred to as the mother of our democracy, but to me, she was primarily a loving, thoughtful, humble and gracious aunt,' Senator Aquino said in a statement.
"A huge thanks to the beautiful people of Oman for the gracious hospitality afforded to me during my stay," the musician of Iranian Azerbaijani descent said on his Facebook page.
Syal was joined at the Buckingham Palace investiture ceremony by her husband, actor Sanjeev Bhaskar, who has appeared alongside her in The Kumars and Goodness Gracious Me.
The Wolverhamptonborn star has made the nation laugh in hit comedy series like Goodness Gracious Me and The Kumars At No 42, but she is also an established author with successful novels and screenplays to her name.
GOODNESS GRACIOUS GRA ME SPECIAL 2014 (BBC2, Monday, Monday 10pm) THE cast of GOODNESS Gracious Me have reunited for a 30-minute special episode as part of BBC2's 50th anniversary celebrations.
Jennifer, Samantha, Christine, Tony and your adorable grandchildren xoxo jayne pennington The Lord bless you and keep you; The Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you - New Hope Community Church emma sutcliffe The Lord bless you and keep you; The Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you - New Hope Community Church Sam O'Donovan To the most understanding and loving mum in the world, thank you and have a great day.
Twerking Queen on a Kissing Spree, as many will like to call the controversial actress who cannot memorize her own lyrics is now labeled as (http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/pharrell-talks-new-album-collaborations-3208670) "gracious" by no other than "Happy" singer, Pharrell Williams.