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  • Nothing can be more decorous than her entry and her reception by Ramsden, whom she kisses.
  • I warn you that if you attempt to repudiate your responsibility, I shall suspect you of finding the play too decorous for your taste.
  • They come in quickly, with their former leisurely air of decorous grief changed to one of genuine concern, and, on Ramsden’s part, of worry.
  • The moment he appears, Ramsden’s face expands into fatherly liking and welcome, an expression which drops into one of decorous grief as the young man approaches him with sorrow in his face as well as in his black clothes.
  • …above suspicion to act as your chaperone; and even the Times must sometimes thank its stars that new plays are not produced every day, since after each such event its gravity is compromised, its platitude turned to epigram, its portentousness to wit, its propriety to elegance, and even its decorum into naughtiness by criticisms which the traditions of the paper do not allow you to sign at the end, but which you take care to sign with the most extravagant flourishes between the lines.

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  • All decorum was lost in the classroom.
  • She insists upon decorum and civility at her meetings.

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