Sentence for decency | Use decency in a sentence

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  • Decency and a sense of honour restrain most of us from being thus wise and miserable for ever. (10)
  • All the world was too engaged in planning decency. (8)
  • And imagine the celestial refreshment of having a pure decency in the place of sham; real flesh; a soul born active, wind-beaten, but ascending. (10)
  • At least she might have had the decency! (10)
  • But here is a case demanding a certain respect for decency. (10)
  • Confound the limitations of decency, anyway! (9)
  • From a common sense of decency. (8)
  • Her frowning gaze was fixed on him suspiciously, as if he had outraged her sense of decency. (8)
  • High-nosed dames will surpass eminent judges in their temerity on the border-line where Ahem sounds the warning note to curtained decency. (10)
  • I expect my surveyor from Brockham with his report in the morning; and afterwards I cannot in decency fail attending the club. (4)
  • I go upon common sense, common decency. (10)
  • I sacrifice everything I can for it, in decency. (10)
  • It is really too great a violation of decency, honour, and interest, for him to be guilty of. (4)
  • It was felt, and is felt by many to this day, that the advancement of that theory grossly and dangerously violated every canon of decency. (8)
  • March agreed with him that they could not in decency accept so great a favor. (9)
  • Men of business are excused from decency, you think? (8)
  • She could have protested, that her love of truth was on an equality with theirs; and certainly, that her regard for decency was livelier. (10)
  • She had always a particular regard for decency. (10)
  • She seemed to have no pride or decency left, as if she had been caught stealing. (8)
  • She stuck to decency. (10)
  • She was simply dressed, befitting decency and the season. (10)
  • Society is held together by the natural decency in man, by fellow-feeling. (8)
  • The negation of gentle decency! (8)
  • Why should he evince anxiety with regard to our opinion of the decency of widows contemplating re-union? (10)

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