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demeanor
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The Idiot
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  • So he imitated the prince’s demeanour, and talked fast and brilliantly upon all subjects but the one on which their thoughts were engaged.
  • "It seems to me that you have been too painfully impressed by the news of what happened to your good benefactor," said the old dignitary, kindly, and with the utmost calmness of demeanour.
  • I don’t think anything ever surprises you, prince!" added Hippolyte, gazing incredulously at the prince’s calm demeanour.

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  • a grave demeanor
  • Her calm demeanor belies the inner turmoil.

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