Opposite words for rude :
" I shall risk being rude in my rough way," said Barclay in a low voice, " and repeat my words. "The Master of the Ceremonies", George Manville Fenn.
Mr. Faversham, I ask your pardon, that I was so rude. "The Mating of Lydia", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
The gentleman I am with is a sort of cousin of mine and we don't get on very well; but I mustn't be rude. "An Amiable Charlatan", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
And I am sure I beg your pardon if I was rude. "Not Like Other Girls", Rosa N. Carey.