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savoir-faire
used in This Side of Paradise

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strong social skills
  • He felt unnecessarily stiff and awkward among these white-flannelled, bareheaded youths, who must be juniors and seniors, judging from the savoir faire with which they strolled.
    1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (1% in)
  • At four there were refreshments in a lunch-room, and this time they paid an even smaller per cent on the total cost; something about the appearance and savoir-faire of the crowd made the thing go, and they were not pursued.
    1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (74% in)

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