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propriety
used in The Princess Bride

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Definition
socially correct or appropriate behavior
  • As the screaming from outside the gate burst all bounds of propriety, the Prince interrupted the Archdean with gentlest manner and said, "Holiness, my love is simply overpowering my ability to wait—please skip on down to the end of the service."
    p. 338.5

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