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Childhood's End
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  • George let her chatter on, after he had made the introductions, hoping that she wouldn’t say anything tactless.
  • The trouble with Rupert Is that he likes to show oft; and he’s got no tact.
  • On second thought, he decided it aught be tactless.
  • George paused, realizing that this would require tact.
  • But when it suited their purpose the Overlords could be impeccably tactful.

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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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