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mannered

of or having mannerisms of style, as in art or literature
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Now this music failure comes up to say am ill mannered, hmmmm.
During his time on the course Mr Abdulmutallab never gave his tutors any cause for concern, and was a well mannered, quietly spoken, polite and able young man.
Driver Dave Miller from B & E Limousine Service said the kids were pretty excited but better mannered than some of the bachelor parties he has driven for.
Mild mannered Thomas Anderson (Keanu Reeves) is a nerdy hacker who stumbles through the looking glass of his desktop to discover that his world is a virtual game being played by an evil network--the Matrix--that has enslaved all humanity.
O'Conner, the author of Woe Is I and Words Fail Me, cautioned that the present tense 'often seems mannered when used for writerly effect.
When you meet Ahmed Hussen Egal, a mild mannered accountant from Somalia, now living in Stockholm, it comes as a surprise to lean that he was once a guerrilla fighter.
An insider at Mersey Television, who make the soap, said: "A majority of the actors are very professional and well- mannered.
In short, Herzog has a lot to say, but he too often says it in an annoyingly mannered and elliptical way.
There are far too many careless, thoughtless, bad mannered drivers on the roads who probably would behave differently as pedestrians.
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Singers Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Paula Abdul have been named among the best mannered people of 2011.
Being a good mum and dad - and by that I mean going to parents' evenings, taking an interest in your kids, making sure they're well mannered and adjusted - isn't something you can choose to opt in or out of.
She's livelier, less mannered, a better actress and - yes - actually English.