Courteous

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Courteous Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners; "if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"-Francis Bacon
  • exhibiting courtesy and politeness; "a nice gesture"

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* Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow grow, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. - George Washington

* Be courteous to all, but intimate with few and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. - George Washington


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  • Our most courteous (and not so courteous) drivers
    THE spotlight has been shone on Darling Downs motorists to identify which drivers are the most courteous. Read more on this news related to 'Courteous'
  • Once-courteous 15th Assembly campaign turns negative
    The two candidates in a competitive state Assembly race had the chance to woo Berkeley voters at a debate hosted by the League of Women Voters at Berkeley City College on Tuesday. Elizabeth Echols and Tony Thurmond are vying to fill the District 15 seat that will be vacated by Nancy Skinner. Elected in 2008, Skinner is termed out, but modifications to the term lim Read more on this news related to 'Courteous'
  • Travelin' Traffic Ace XVIII winners annouced
    The Newton Police Department awarded 140 Travelin’ Traffic Ace XVIII mugs to drivers displaying safe and courteous driving skills such as driving the speed limit and wearing seat belts. Read more on this news related to 'Courteous'

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