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- adj. Having good manners and acting properly
- adj. (of a function) Having a finite derivative (of all orders) at all points, and having no discontinuities
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of good behavior or conduct; becoming in manner; courteous; civil.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (usually of children) someone who behaves in a manner that the speaker believes is correct
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The girls are all-American girls – charming, well-behaved but energetic, smart.
The night after Mr. Johnson picked up his son—finding he was indeed well-behaved—he saw his son's legs were covered with many bites from chiggers, the larvae of mites.
She was well-behaved, followed Tom around the entire time. and ended up being in three of the print shots we took, Ms. Rishwain said.
Because I have the cutest, sweetest, most well-behaved boy in the world, he can do whatever he wants and it's ok with me.
He was generally well-behaved—and much less expensive.
Academic histories were glad to airbrush out this subversive, often outrageous poet, who more than anyone else was responsible for transforming well-behaved vers-librists into notorious vers-libertines.
The effects on young Corteja were noticeable: once a well-behaved student, she became angry, acted out in school and was disciplined by teachers.
For this reason, my mother who raised us alone created a fake address so that we could enter a different public school system where everyone was young, white, and well-behaved.
Dog-friendly policies that allow employees to bring well-behaved pets to work are popping up in many offices and, by all accounts, the downsides are minimal.
It couldn't be more different from Birbalsingh's fictitious school: results are excellent, pupils are well-behaved, teachers are committed and the school is well-run.
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