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suave
used in Main Street

3 uses
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Definition
having a sophisticated charm — often said of  a man who is not sincere

("sophisticated" in the sense of knowing the proper or polite way to act, being confident, and effortlessly acting in a proper and gracious manner)
  • 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.
    Chapter 24 (41% in)
  • She had been attracted only by hands that were fine and suave, like those of her father.
    Chapter 29 (32% in)
  • 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!"
    Chapter 32 (40% in)

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