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Not for Rodriguez the decorous, red-carpet likes of Gwynnie, Sandra Bullock, or Tom Cruise, but “hot criminal” Jeremy Meeks.Meet the PR Guru for the ‘Hot Convict,’ the Octomom, and Every Other D-List Trainwreck|Erin Cunningham|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In more decorous terms, Manchin and Huntsman came to much the same conclusion.
A decorous group of nine panelists presented their positions one at a time, following distinctly un-Israeli rules of etiquette.
I never knew him to take his time, squander words to be merely decorous.
As president, Obama must be more decorous, of course, than merely mocking the man.
He remembered how decorous and dignified was the Mogul court when Britain paid honor to an ancient dynasty.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
His visions of a merry riot were all fled, and he was listening with the eagerness of a decorous Sunday-school child.The Chequers|James Runciman
Half of the people had taken their seats when he began; there was a hasty scramble, and a decorous, half-checked smile.Hilda|Sarah Jeanette Duncan
The past has come down to us cloaked and shrouded, and attended by its decorous retinue of mutes and bearers.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
Let us turn into the British Museum and see sensible, decorous Boxing-day there.Mystic London:|Charles Maurice Davies