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deport
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Pride and Prejudice
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as in: deport herself with dignity Define
behave in a certain manner
  • When, after examining the mother, in whose countenance and deportment she soon found some resemblance of Mr. Darcy, she turned her eyes on the daughter, she could almost have joined in Maria’s astonishment at her being so thin and so small.

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  • She launched into a lecture on deportment and dress at school.
  • The report said he "acted contrary to the NCAA principles of ethical conduct when he knowingly violated recruiting restrictions imposed by the NCAA" and "failed to deport himself with the generally recognized high standard of honesty."

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as in: deport from the U.S. Define
force someone to leave a country
as in: deport herself with dignity Define
behave in a certain manner
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