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Sentence count:66+1 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-02-18Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: civilisedcivilizedcultivatedculturedpoliteSimilar words: finite elementabsenteeismintelligentsteelintelligence agencyvolunteerguaranteecontentmentMeaning: [dʒen'tɪːl]  adj. marked by refinement in taste and manners. 
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1. The mansion had an atmosphere of genteel elegance and decay.
2. He lived in genteel poverty .
3. She broke into a genteel run.
4. She is too genteel for words.
5. She always talks in such a genteel voice when she's on the phone.
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6. It was a place to which genteel families came in search of health and quiet.
7. The game seemed to be a more genteel version of American football.
8. Her genteel accent irritated me.
9. They are not for genteel walkers.
10. It was all genteel at first.
11. The downtown has a genteel southern charm.
12. Dawson came from a genteel family.
13. His genteel manner of pouring coffee for his guests is perfectly in place.
14. Tahseen Basheer exemplifies the genteel and considerate Cairo of the past.
15. If she was so genteel, she wouldn't have come here for the pittance she's paid.
16. If you are genteel enough, that sort of imprecision is possible.
17. Not only was the gentleman's intonation unmistakably genteel, but he was slurring his words very slightly.
18. Laugharne is a picturesque blend of genteel georgian houses and tiny cottages.
19. He took elocution lessons to try to make his accent sound more genteel.
20. A pianist plays twice a week in the small, genteel bar and the large lounge.
21. Society of summer evenings in Lake Wobegon was formal and genteel.
22. By the fifteenth century they seem to have become dumping grounds for unwanted, unmarriageable or troublesome genteel ladies of little fortune.
23. This they had done when they descended on the genteel town of Winchelsea.
24. Their financial status seems to have varied at different times in her life from the reasonably comfortable to the distinctly shabby genteel.
25. It is easy to pretend that the values and standard of behaviour about which I am speaking are genteel or middle class.
26. She was awkward, and naive, and thrifty, and ill-read, and genteel.
27. Pat had returned to London two years earlier, unable to settle with her genteel family in Chard.
28. A bit more cultured, a bit more refined, a bit more genteel.
29. Her shabby appearance and the battered portmanteau had weighed heavily against the genteel tone of her voice.
30. The wooden panelling and stained glass windows created a genteel air from a bygone era.
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