adjective, po·lit·er, po·lit·est.
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It’s a collection of pained smiles, whispered comments and polite avoidance that saps their confidence and poisons their spirit.Simon Han’s ‘Nights When Nothing Happened’ is a poignant study of the immigrant experience|Ron Charles|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
What I highly recommend is that you be genuine, polite, and kind when reaching out to your experts.Simple guide to creating an expert roundup post that drives website traffic|Ivan Ambrocio|November 26, 2020|Search Engine Watch
People were polite but wouldn’t look her in the eye, she said.Junior Staffer Says Top Alaska Official Told Her to Keep Allegations of Misconduct Secret|by Kyle Hopkins, Anchorage Daily News|November 18, 2020|ProPublica
His show, and the way he hosted it, proved that polite order can be more fascinating than brute chaos.In the dumbest and darkest of times, Alex Trebek maintained a safe space for intelligence|Hank Stuever|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
I called up my friends at ARB, who patiently listened while I described what I was planning, then told me in more polite words that I was crazy.
From behind a curtain, Trudeau is politely coaching the actors through the scene, encouraging them to go bigger.Inside the Political Fun House: How ‘Alpha House’ Became Amazon’s First Big Hit|Kevin Fallon|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After politely considering the idea, Stewart declined, the magazine reported.Jon Stewart and 'Meet The Press' Would Have Been One Unhappy Marriage|Lloyd Grove|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Demurely they poured drinks and politely tried to speak English.
We are now in day six of our on-air spring membership drive for WPNQ, and we really have to —politely!
Prabhakar is politely being asked to vacate his city and his home.
"I can look after meself, thank you for nothink," retorted Mr. Rabbit politely.Dead Man's Love|Tom Gallon
Explain to her as politely as possible that I am not able to see any visitors to-day.The Intriguers|William Le Queux
I politely state my case to this personage, who cannot make apologies and promises enough.Madame Chrysantheme|Pierre Loti
How equally sweetly and politely do you express yourself on this occasion!Clarissa, Volume 6 (of 9)|Samuel Richardson
Mr Sudberry politely stepped to one side, and made way for them.Freaks on the Fells|R.M. Ballantyne