keep a civil tongue

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Definition of keep a civil tongue

: to speak politely Although she was angry, she kept a civil tongue.

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“Keep a civil tongue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keep%20a%20civil%20tongue. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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