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deport
used in Oliver Twist

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deport herself with dignity
Definition
behave in a certain manner
  • Mr. Chitling was older in years than the Dodger: having perhaps numbered eighteen winters; but there was a degree of deference in his deportment towards that young gentleman which seemed to indicate that he felt himself conscious of a slight inferiority in point of genius and professional aquirements.
    Chapter 18 — How Oliver Passed His Time in the Improving Society of.... (81% in)
  • It was fortunate for her that the possession of money occasioned him so much employment next day in the way of eating and drinking; and withal had so beneficial an effect in smoothing down the asperities of his temper; that he had neither time nor inclination to be very critical upon her behaviour and deportment.
    Chapter 39 — Introduces Some Respectable Characters with Whom the.... (70% in)

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  • Not that it was Mr. Giles's habit to admit to too great familiarity the humbler servants: towards whom it was rather his wont to deport himself with a lofty affability, which, while it gratified, could not fail to remind them of his superior position in society.
    Chapter 28 — Looks after Oliver, and Proceeds with His Adventures (58% in)

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