fair-spoken

fair-spo·ken

(fâr′spō′kən)
adj.
Civil, courteous, and gentle in speech.
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fair-spoken

adj
civil, courteous, or elegant in speech
ˌfair-ˈspokenness n
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fair′-spo′ken



adj.
speaking or spoken in a courteous, civil, or plausible manner; smooth-spoken.
[1425–75]
fair′-spo′ken•ness, n.
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References in classic literature ?
"Well, sir, you have been very fair-spoken to me, though I can see that I have you to thank that I have these bracelets upon my wrists.