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genteel

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genteel/ʤɛnˈtiːl/adjective
genteel
/ʤɛnˈtiːl/
adjective
Learner's definition of GENTEEL  
[more genteel; most genteel]
somewhat old-fashioned  : of or relating to people who have high social status : aristocratic
   b  : pretending or trying to have the qualities and manners of people who have high social status
: having a quietly appealing or polite quality

— genteelly

adverb

— genteelness

noun,[noncount]
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