Labs are known for their sweet temperaments, not their intelligence, and many of them are, to put it politely, not too bright.
Davis politely declined, the band signed anyway, and the rest is history.
Sitting down, he politely shared a drink with us and listened to the explanation of the deal.
Though they are trying to argue their case as politely as possible, many Israelis are also genuinely angry.
Then he politely asked if he was banned from games in Minnesota.
“That is the ‘Limited,’ across the platform,” explained Rod politely.
"You'll find a car a great comfort, I'm sure," he said politely.
We greeted her politely, and I thought her a beautiful creature to see.
Yet he did exactly as the little man in the red cloak had so politely asked him.
“That ought to be a pleasure, madam,” said Barclay politely.
late 14c., "polished, burnished" (mid-13c. as a surname), from Latin politus "refined, elegant, accomplished," literally "polished," past participle of polire "to polish, to make smooth" (see polish (v.)). Used literally at first in English; sense of "elegant, cultured" is first recorded c.1500, that of "behaving courteously" is 1748 (implied in politely). Related: Politeness.