And so does the cause of decency in the hardheaded world of international affairs.
This is a simple question of decency and, surprise, the NRA failed that test in spectacular fashion.
The fact that Sutyagin will finally go free is pretty clearly a win for the forces of decency and justice and all that.
And they should maintain a certain level of decorum, diplomacy and decency.
For instance: “We learned about dignity and decency—that how hard you work matters more than how much you make.”
But she is only cast into a slight shadow by these veils of decency and modesty; and so Truth should show her matronly bearing.
"Nothing but decency," he answered; and she had her reply ready for that.
A feeling of pity for mademoiselle—perhaps of no more than decency—now overcame Marius.
Ain't one of you cussed swabs got decency enough to fetch me a drink?
A few of the Hun pilots have evinced certain elements of honor and decency.
1560s, "appropriateness," from Latin decentia "comeliness, decency," from decentem "becoming, fitting" (see decent). Meaning "modesty" (i.e. "appropriateness to standards of society") is from 1630s.