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propriety
used in Catch-22

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Definition
socially correct or appropriate behavior
  • She wiped her cheeks with a tiny, polite smile and gave the handkerchief back, murmuring 'Grazie, grazie' with meek, maidenly propriety, and then, without any warning whatsoever of a change in mood, clawed suddenly at his eyes with both hands.
    Chapter 38 — Kid Sister (39% in)

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