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 for demeanour
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Demeanor \De*mean"or\, n. [Written also demeanour.] [For
     demeanure, fr. demean. See Demean, v. t.]
     1. Management; treatment; conduct. [Obs.]
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              God commits the managing so great a trust . . .
              wholly to the demeanor of every grown man. --Milton.
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     2. Behavior; deportment; carriage; bearing; mien.
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              His demeanor was singularly pleasing. --Macaulay.
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              The men, as usual, liked her artless kindness and
              simple refined demeanor.              --Thackeray.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward
           other people [syn: demeanor, demeanour, behavior,
           behaviour, conduct, deportment]

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