civil tongue

see keep a civil tongue in one's head.


Nearby words

  1. civil rights act of 1964,
  2. civil rights movement,
  3. civil servant,
  4. civil service,
  5. civil society,
  6. civil war,
  7. civil war, english,
  8. civil year,
  9. civilian,
  10. civilian clothes

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