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  • She was tactful, torrentially anecdotal.
  • She smiled at him with the exasperating tactfulness of a woman checking a flirtation; a smile like an airy pat on the arm.
  • You can do anything, with your brains and tact and that heavenly voice.
  • When Carol was touched by the desire for heroism in Raymie and tried tactfully to express it, Vida made her feel like an impertinent child.
  • They laughed, and spoke of Minneapolis, and were tremendously tactful; and Carol started for home, through the November wind.
  • Vida smiled tactfully at each of the committee, and announced, "Well, I don’t believe we’d better start anything more right now.
  • (Though perhaps you were just a bit tactless.

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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.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials

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