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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.
As you go round the building, and as the sun moves, the building changes as it quietly slithers into the centre of the town like an amiable, well mannered and very elegant snake.
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.
Mr Aziz may look a mild mannered person, but he was one of Saddam's henchmen with blood on his hands.
This isolation was reinforced by norms and institutions that defined workers as immoral, ill mannered, and unreliable.
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.' She added, 'Whichever tense you choose, be consistent, and don't mix your seds with your sezes."'
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.
He further stated that National Highways and Motorway Police is a prestigious organization of our country and its officers are well learned and well mannered.
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.