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Gone with the Wind
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as in: deport herself with dignity Define
behave in a certain manner
  • What a young miss could do and what she could not do were as different as black and white in Mammy’s mind; there was no middle ground of deportment between.
  • She was more like her father than her younger sisters, for Carreen, who had been born Caroline Irene, was delicate and dreamy, and Suellen, christened Susan Elinor, prided herself on her elegance and ladylike deportment.

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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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