Sentence Examples


  • Dean sat in the corner, trying to read up on Colorado law as it pertained to the duties of sheriff, but was drawn by politeness and the darkened room to view the exhibit.
  • Dean took a seat and joined her, part politeness, part to guard the remaining slice.
  • The two drinks and lack of a third caused him to be more direct than normal politeness would dictate.
  • Dean was anxious to not hear about the Hutchins clan but in politeness let the conversation drift a while before he interrupted.
  • Left with nothing else to do, Dean turned to Gladys Turnbull, more out of inn-keeper politeness than a desire to engage this strange woman in lengthy conversation.

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