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use "tactful" in a sentence

A woman having more dance skills sometimes provided a tactful guiding push or pull, as long as it wasn't obvious.

They are caring, unique, self-sacrificing, obliging, sensible, creative, emphatic, tactful, and prudent.

When negotiating, avoiders tend to defer and dodge the

Great talents, indefatigable industry, immense wealth, and wonderful tact and facility in conducting business, give him an influence in society rarely possessed by an individual.

Her frequent sarcastic remarks and lack of tact made it hard for people to like her, but her fellow interns gradually took to her ways and became friends with her as well.

In the beginning of the 17th century Father Pedro Páez arrived at Fremona, a man of great tact and judgment, who soon rose into high favour at court, and gained over the emperor to his faith.

Instead, with tact and enthusiasm, Mr. Polanski grabs hold of a great book and rediscovers its true and enduring vitality." Less verbal than Bronden, Val, at least is as deficient in tact as she is - she also says exactly what she thinks.

Though lacking in tact, he always had the Tsar's ear and defended the council's view.

The last round of the clash with the Commissioner was concluded as follows: "I am sure that Mr Jackson has tact enough if he chooses to enable me to avoid further friction" (Storrar 1990, p. 28).

Walpole would later refer to Williams' "tact, experience, and kindness" to him during his time in Russia, and would often defer to Williams' "encyclopedic" knowledge.

Harry Grayson, boxing writer for the New York World-Telegram once wrote, "Joe Humphreys had voice, presence, personality, tact, and razorblade Irish wit".

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