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  ( politer    comparative)   ( politest    superlative  )
1       adj   Someone who is polite has good manners and behaves in a way that is socially correct and not rude to other people.,   (Antonym: rude)    Everyone around him was trying to be polite, but you could tell they were all bored..., It's not polite to point or talk about strangers in public..., Gately, a quiet and very polite young man, made a favourable impression..., I hate having to make polite conversation.     
  politely      adv   usu ADV with v, also ADV adj     (Antonym: rudely)    `Your home is beautiful,' I said politely...     
  politeness      n-uncount  
She listened to him, but only out of politeness.     
2       adj   You can refer to people who consider themselves to be socially superior and to set standards of behaviour for everyone else as polite society or polite company.  
ADJ n  
Certain words are vulgar and not acceptable in polite society.     
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1    affable, civil, complaisant, courteous, deferential, gracious, mannerly, obliging, respectful, well-behaved, well-mannered  
2    civilized, courtly, cultured, elegant, genteel, polished, refined, sophisticated, urbane, well-bred  
   crude, discourteous, ill-mannered, impertinent, impolite, impudent, insulting, rude, uncultured, unrefined  

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polite expression offering to do something for someone
a man of good breeding, well-behaved, courteous, polite who behaves like a gentleman
The actual say is: "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.
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