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respectful

adjective

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marked by or showing proper regard for another's higher status
  • the children were remarkably respectful while in the president's office

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The first known use of respectful was in 1593

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“Respectful.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/respectful. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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