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suave
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Heart of Darkness
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  • A clean-shaved man, with an official manner and wearing gold-rimmed spectacles, called on me one day and made inquiries, at first circuitous, afterwards suavely pressing, about what he was pleased to denominate certain ’documents.’

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  • He plays the role of a suave James Bond type character.
  • affable, suave, moderate men...smugly convinced of their respectability

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