noun see tactful

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tactfulness — tact·ful·ness …   English syllables

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  • diplomacy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. statesmanship, statecraft, negotiation; shuttle diplomacy; finesse, tact, savoir faire; skill, cunning, shrewdness, strategy. See courtesy. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. tact, statesmanship, artfulness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • tactful — adjective Date: 1864 having or showing tact • tactfully adverb • tactfulness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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