savoir faire

[ sav-wahr-fair; French sa-vwar-fer ]SEE DEFINITION OF savoir faire
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It was, if I may say so, a savoir faire of the heart instead of the head.

I have been too astonished lately to hold on to my savoir faire.

Her interest doubtless robbed him of any savoir faire he might possess.

Her brightness, and verve, and savoir faire will be a perfect revelation.

She lost her savoir faire at sight of Severance, and could not speak.

At any rate, I admired the sergeant's tact and savoir faire.

I could not help noting the reserve and savoir faire with which my host took all this.

They conducted themselves with the poise and savoir faire of grown women.

Applaud my savoir faire—you will, at all events, in the end.

I admire this story for the savoir faire, the nonchalance, the Vivian Greyism of Indian life.

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