savoir-faire

[ sav-wahr-fair; French sa-vwar-fer ]SEE DEFINITION OF savoir-faire

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Here her energy and savoir-faire rendered her indispensable in every department.

In Glasgow, show your savoir-faire; but, in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, your savoir-vivre.

Determined that never again, even to herself, should she call me a boy, I summoned to my aid all the savoir-faire I could command.

A certain cheery impertinence which characterized Charlie was fondly set down as savoir-faire and dash.

The savoir-faire which would have helped some men to take the rebuke entirely deserted him.

It has appeared to me that he disdains to exhibit his savoir-faire before a single eye-witness.

But who can ever have been deceived that here was any one save a timorous defaulter in the matter of savoir-faire?

Bindle, not to be outdone in savoir-faire, picked up the menu and regarded it with wrinkled brow.

He even wondered a little at Nan's savoir-faire, and felt a vague sense of disappointment mingling with his relief.

No; he surely hadn't meant admiration for her savoir-faire; yet, for some reason, Missy didn't feel disappointed.

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