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  • He was a spry, suave and very precise general who knew the circumference of the equator and always wrote ’enhanced’ when he meant ’increased’.
  • ’I am a hundred and seven years old,’ the old man reminded him suavely.
  • ’Then why pick meningitis?’ inquired a major with a suave chuckle.
  • Certainly he would be much better off under somebody suave like General Peckem than he was under somebody boorish and insensitive like General Dreedle, because General Peckem had the discernment, the intelligence and the Ivy League background to appreciate and enjoy him at his full value, although General Peckem had never given the slightest indication that he appreciated or enjoyed him at all.

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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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