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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

With just ordinary cool or perfunctory politeness.

Usage examples (36)
  • He treats his former wife civilly
  • Why anyone would demonize Gays as being singularly incapable of behaving civilly is in itself a crime.
  • "If you refer," said Meldon, "to my intention of calling civilly on Sir
  • While I don't agree with what LindaDanvers said, I'm tired of the idea that the teabaggers need to be treated "civilly". for more
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