- He tried to be tactful.
- Within a week three newspapers presented accounts of Babbitt’s sterling labors for religion, and all of them tactfully mentioned William Washington Eathorne as his collaborator.
- But he was touched, and disconcerted, by the tactless way in which Overbrook praised him: "We’re mighty proud to have old George here to-night!
- He was so vexed that after dinner, when it was time for a tactful escape to Tanis, he merely grumped to his wife, "Got to go out.
There are no more uses of "tact" in the book.
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- He was a big, good man with a soft baritone, who ruled with easy tact a choir of repressed soloists, and who had an unerring memory for the favorite hymns of District Superintendents.
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
- Minho shouted, always the tactful one.
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James Dashner -- The Scorch Trials