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decent

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3 following the established traditions of refined society and good taste

  • decent clothing for someone attending a funeral, if only as a friend of a friend
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4 free from any trace of the coarse or indecent

  • students were warned that their skits could be funny but still had to remain decent
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5 of a level of quality that meets one's needs or standards

  • he did a decent job on the project, but thereʼs still room for improvement
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up to snuff

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chaste, pure, modest, decent mean free from all taint of what is lewd or salacious. chaste primarily implies a refraining from acts or even thoughts or desires that are not virginal or not sanctioned by marriage vows.
    • they maintained chaste relations
pure differs from chaste in implying innocence and absence of temptation rather than control of one's impulses and actions.
    • the pure of heart
modest and decent apply especially to deportment and dress as outward signs of inward chastity or purity.
    • preferred more modest swimsuits
    • decent people didn't go to such movies


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