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  • cannot be arrested because he enjoys diplomatic immunity
  • Despite his outrage, he managed a diplomatic reply.
  • Father can be very diplomatic and—
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • "So diplomatic," he said.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir

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  • We’ve gotten into the habit of staying in separate hotels since the last tour, and Aldous diplomatically alternates between staying at my hotel and theirs.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • Baba was such a popular and passionate speaker that he could have been a great leader if he had been more diplomatic and less consumed by rivalries with cousins and others who were better off.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Havel had said that people struggling for independence wanted money and recognition from other countries; they wanted more criticism of the Soviet empire from the West and more diplomatic pressure.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • The Lunar queen informed us this morning that she is coming to the Commonwealth on a diplomatic mission.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • Around us the Triathlon Terrors had diplomatically resumed their chatter.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • I tried to figure out how to explain this to Chiron in a calm, diplomatic way that did not involve stomping my feet or screaming.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo

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  • It was less diplomatic congratulations than he’d received from Reynie and Kate — who had cheered and clapped him on the back — but Sticky was too relieved to quibble.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • "There aren’t oceans in Phoenix," she pointed out diplomatically.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Because the situation was so much worse than I anticipated, I was less diplomatic than I might have been.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • My wish for the diplomatic life had by now vanished.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • "I’m diplomatic and stuff.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • "He must find you a great help," I said diplomatically.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Unreliable I guess is the diplomatic way of putting it.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • I don’t speak, letting the diplomatic Maven talk for me.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • Instead, a clean, diplomatic dismissal.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Hilly tucks her dark hair behind her ears, gives me a diplomatic smile.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • You tried the diplomatic approach.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • You will want to be nice to me, of course, and yet that won’t be diplomatic.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • CHAPTER X. Prince Andrew stayed at Brunn with Bilibin, a Russian acquaintance of his in the diplomatic service.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • In it, Mayor Heinz Hermann diplomatically outlined exactly why he had to terminate the services of Rosa Hubermann.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • The Taliban were still in power, and they were still hiding Osama bin Laden, but their isolation, political and diplomatic, was becoming total.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Do you know, Mr. Passepartout, that this pretended tour in eighty days may conceal some secret errand—perhaps a diplomatic mission?
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • Under such conditions of diplomatic peace, all animals are content and we can relax and have a look at each other.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • The fun fetters, from national and international leaders, sometimes hostile, sometimes friendly, always diplomatically trying to pry into Demosthenes’ mind. those she and Peter read together, laughing in delight sometimes that people like this were writing to children, and didn’t know it.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • After the satyr left, Piper tried another diplomatic smile.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Then they’ll promise to pursue diplomatic channels to get you a fair trial.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • "A diplomatic passport," said M. Bouc.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • Unlike the general’s guarded and diplomatic manners—he didn’t correct me when I continued to call him "General Sahib"— Khala Jamila made no secret of how much she adored me.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • "I realize how it appears," Langdon said as diplomatically as he could.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • We’re on a diplomatic mission.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • Trying to visualize a diplomatic resolution?
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • "Which took several hours," Sadie said, "and all my diplomatic skill."
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Mom offered to go over and smooth things out, but I think that Dad and I both realized that given her temper, her diplomatic mission might end up with a restraining order against our family.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • "I have no opinion on the matter," Berger said diplomatically.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • This was the easier, in that she was perfect mistress of that diplomatic art which unites the utmost subservience of manner with the utmost inflexibility as to measure.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • Mulch nodded diplomatically.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • She may diplomatically tell them some of the things that made me exasperating; my overly analytical approach to life, my insistence (too often) that I know best.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • I hope that after all that’s happened, Islanzadi will feel kindly enough toward us to reinitiate diplomatic ties.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • , which proved that the person represented by the picture had served in the wars of Greece and Spain, or, what was just the same thing as regarded decorations, had fulfilled some diplomatic mission in the two countries.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • The last event of the day had been a large dinner reception at the home of Senor Rodrigo Gonzales, a diplomatic representative of Chile.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Diplomatic service or not, a man who leaves his wife for his mistress is no catch, I was sorry to find out.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • The elements of national power were diplomatic, informational, military, and economic.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • He had been in the diplomatic service of both Austria and Italy and his birthday parties were the great social event of Milan.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms
  • As soon as something like a provisional programme had been hastily cobbled together important announcements would come in, either from the front or of a diplomatic nature.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • My dear lady, the diplomatic corps represents the Government of the United States to the Government of Italy.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Marilla behaved pretty well on the whole, although it is very likely she distrusted Mrs. Lynde’s diplomatic explanation that she had made the dress because Matthew was afraid Anne would find out about it too soon if Marilla made it.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
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