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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a well-bred, refined, polite, or polished manner.

Usage examples (31)
  • The English lived genteelly in India
  • But you know, the bottom line is -- how do I say this genteelly?
  • At first, he seemed to be genteelly changing the topic of conversation.
  • We should like to discuss with him, genteelly, the terms of his ransom. for more
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