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

  Deportment \De*port"ment\, n. [F. d['e]portement misconduct,
     OF., demeanor. See Deport.]
     Manner of deporting or demeaning one's self; manner of
     acting; conduct; carriage; especially, manner of acting with
     respect to the courtesies and duties of life; behavior;
     demeanor; bearing.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The gravity of his deportment carried him safe through
           many difficulties.                       --Swift.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "deportment":
     action, actions, activity, acts, address, affectation, air,
     bearing, behavior, behavior pattern, behavioral norm,
     behavioral science, carriage, comportment, conduct,
     culture pattern, custom, demeanor, doing, doings, folkway,
     gestures, goings-on, guise, maintien, manner, manners, method,
     methodology, methods, mien, modus vivendi, motions, movements,
     moves, observable behavior, pattern, poise, port, pose, posture,
     practice, praxis, presence, procedure, proceeding, set,
     social science, style, tactics, tone, way, way of life, ways
  
  

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