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Origin of decent
SYNONYMS FOR decent
OTHER WORDS FROM decentde·cent·ly, adverbde·cent·ness, noun
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One rice cake lover suggested to the Chicago Tribune that rice cakes topped with beans were better than tacos, a statement that suggests that person had never had a decent taco.The Rise and Fall of the Rice Cake, America’s One-Time Favorite Health Snack|Brenna Houck|September 17, 2020|Eater
Any person who can still support this man is not a decent human being, period.
Only after the migrants settled and had years to claw back a decent life did some towns bounce back stronger.Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration|by Abrahm Lustgarten, photography by Meridith Kohut|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
In a series where Miami was comfortable letting anyone other than Giannis do that, it would have mattered a decent amount, I’d think.We Could Have Watched Raptors-Celtics Game 6 All Day|Chris Herring (email@example.com)|September 10, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The 11-megapixel shooter is decent enough for selfies, but taking a regular picture requires folding the Surface Duo with both screens facing out, and correctly pointing the side with the camera at the desired subject.Review of the Microsoft Surface Duo folding phone: Very pretty but just how useful is it?|Aaron Pressman|September 10, 2020|Fortune
Almost everyone there will be a decent person and treat you well.Abramoff’s Advice for Virginia’s New Jailhouse Guv|Tim Mak, Jackie Kucinich|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She assured me he was a decent human being and the love of her life.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I vividly recall, that day and the weeks afterward, people groping for a decent way forward.
I finish a decent game, type my initials, and decide to call it quits.
The problem is that being a decent person in an indecent situation is not enough, even though it may also be all you can do.
If nothing else could stir you, Stephen, at least I could have imagined some decent impulse of gratitude to me.The Passionate Friends|Herbert George Wells
There was a demand for the opportunity to be decent and kind.H. R.|Edwin Lefevre
On the night of the dance he had barely kept within the limit of decent behavior.Lonesome Land|B. M. Bower
And that's the only reward a decent mortal ought to hope for.Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man|Marie Conway Oemler
The one in the box next to the royal party was a decent enough fellow.The Shuttle|Frances Hodgson Burnett