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  • well-bred — [adj] mannerly aristocratic, blueblooded*, civil, considerate, courteous, courtly, cultivated, cultured, gallant, genteel, gentle, noble, patrician, polished, polite, refined, taught, trained, upper crust*, urbane, well behaved, well mannered;… …   New thesaurus

  • Polished concrete — Black basalt polished concrete floor Polished concrete is concrete that has been treated with a chemical densifier and ground with progressively finer grinding tools. The grinding tools are usually progressive grits of diamond grinding cup wheels …   Wikipedia

  • well-bred — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. well behaved or brought up; noble, wellborn, gentle; courteous, polished, sauve, polite. See courtesy, nobility. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. courteous, considerate, mannerly; see polite 1 , refined… …   English dictionary for students

  • polished — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ brightly, highly, well ▪ the brightly polished brasses ▪ She slipped on the highly polished flo …   Collocations dictionary

  • polished — adjective 1) a polished table Syn: shiny, glossy, gleaming, lustrous, glassy; waxed, buffed, burnished; varnished, glazed, lacquered, japanned, shellacked Ant: dull, tar …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • well — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 for water ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, shallow ▪ dry ▪ water ▪ artesian ▪ wishing …   Collocations dictionary

  • well behaved — adjective (usually of children) someone who behaves in a manner that the speaker believes is correct a well behaved child • Syn: ↑well behaved • Similar to: ↑good * * * ▶ adjective ORDERLY, obedient, disciplined, peaceable, docile, controlled,… …   Useful english dictionary

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