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Word: comport

Definition: bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment


Sentences Containing 'comport'

I am not sure, however, whether payment will comport with the cure, and I would not have the reward interfere with the medicine.
The Committee believes that the results of detainee debriefs largely comport with documentary evidence, but the Committee cannot definitively judge the accuracy of statements made by individuals in custody and cannot, in every case, confirm that the detainee statements are truthful and accurate."
The IOC has retroactively assigned gold, silver and bronze medals to the three best placed athletes in each event to comport with more recent traditions.
They tell me thou dost govern as if thou wert a man, and art a man as if thou wert a beast, so great is the humility wherewith thou dost comport thyself.

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