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1‘enquiries will be dealt with by our highly skilled, courteous staff’
polite, well mannered, civil, respectful, deferential, well behaved, well bred
gentlemanly, chivalrous, gallant
cultivated, gracious, obliging, kind, considerate, pleasant, cordial, genial, affable, thoughtful, urbane, well brought up, well spoken
formal, proper, polished, refined, decorous, courtly, civilized, tactful, discreet, diplomatic
British informal decent
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