What is the opposite of roughneck?

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Adjective
Opposite of distasteful, crass or vulgar in nature
Noun
Opposite of a rough and generally bad-mannered person
Noun
Opposite of a rough and violent person
“Hugh reflected on his years in school as a self-described wimp who had to endure the occasional bullying.”
Noun
Opposite of a brutal or vicious person
“He was a genuine philanthropist, endowing hospitals and libraries as well as the famous art gallery.”
Noun
Opposite of someone with intimidating mannerisms, typically violent and rough
Noun
Opposite of a person who habitually seeks to harm or intimidate those whom they perceive as vulnerable
“Marcus promised his mother that he would be his brother's protector throughout his school life.”
Noun
Opposite of an uncultured or brutish person
Noun
Opposite of a disreputable and violent person
“These innocents were preyed upon, unable to defend themselves from the evils of this world.”
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