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  • She was for the first time invited up-stairs, and found the suave old woman sewing in a white and mahogany room with a small bed.
  • She had been attracted only by hands that were fine and suave, like those of her father.
  • They who had not been entirely afraid (but merely careful and sneaky), all the barber-shop roues and millinery-parlor mondaines, how archly they were giggling (this second—she could hear them at it); with what self-commendation they were cackling their suavest wit: "You can’t tell ME she ain’t a gay bird; I’m wise!"

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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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