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as in: deport herself with dignity Define
behave in a certain manner
  • Seated, with her needlework or netting apparatus, at the window, she had a selflaudatory sense of correcting, by her ladylike deportment, the rude business aspect of the place.
  • The spectacle of a matron of classical deportment, seizing an ancient woman by the throat, and hauling her into a dwelling-house, would have been under any circumstances, sufficient temptation to all true English stragglers so blest as to witness it, to force a way into that dwelling-house and see the matter out.

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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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