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Sample sentences for the GRE study word decorum

decorum can be used as a noun

1.Rachel Lynde's door without due regard for decency and decorum it probably was conscious that Mrs. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
2.Each had enough decorum to suspend further hostilities Heathcliff placed his fists, out of temptation, in his pockets Mrs. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
3.I felt it very improper, for you can't go on for some years teaching etiquette and decorum to other girls without the pedantry of it biting into yourself a bit. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
4.His marital breast is the repository of secrets which decorum is reluctant to adduce. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
5.I consider jealousy, as you know, a humiliating and degrading feeling, and I shall never allow myself to be influenced by it but there are certain rules of decorum which cannot be disregarded with impunity. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
6.He stood a little behind the governor and held himself with military decorum through the service, meditating on a great variety of subjects. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
7."A man in distressed circumstances has not time for all those elegant decorums which other people may observe. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

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