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use "gentility" in a sentence

Her devotion to her children has made her, she admits at one point, a "witch," and she longs for the kind of Old South gentility and comforts which she remembers from her youth for her children.

In contrast to younger feminists, these older suffragists, by virtue of the
ever-surprising Southern California," then-Times Editor Shelby Coffey III said.

Executive producer Ted Robinson has said that the show's humour is usually less genteel than Have I Got News For You as the British series is aimed at an older, over-fifty audience whereas Good News Week is most popular among the 18 to 39 age group.

Mrs Long described him as over forty, a little taller than Chapman, of dark complexion, and of foreign, "shabby-genteel" appearance.

The Genteel Tradition: Nine Essays by George Santayana.

Roger died in 1593. Edward, although born a gentleman, apparently lived in genteel poverty most of his adult life.

His work should catapult him to the league of genteel artists.

She was raised a rather genteel lady in kentucky and I'll bet she never dreamed of ending up like that in Arizona.

His genteel carriage and agreeable disposition gain him the esteem of every one.

The weekday lunchtime trade is genteel and local with just as many diners as drinkers although the evening and weekend trade is more mixed.

Thirdly, there is genteel Felixstowe West End, eulogised in the poetry of Sir John Betjeman, with its vast red-brick houses, many now converted into flats.

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