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On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tactful, such as: courteous, discreet, judicious, perceptive, polite, and prudent.

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  • The tactful Hamad manages to patch up relations, and the two are photographed sitting together on a sofa later that day.

    Muammar Gaddafi's 25 Strangest Moments | David A. Graham | February 23, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Similarly, in pop culture, the man who was originally deemed inadequate is lifted to her level through tactful speech.

    Sex Advice from Cyrano | Ben Crair | July 23, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • I think that is going to change, and the most vivid, tactful demonstration of change is the election of Obama.

    Carter's One Regret | Reza Aslan | January 29, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • But she was a very tactful person and was about to drop the subject, when Isabel slowly turned her eyes.

    Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
  • He had tried to soften his reply, but not being politic or tactful had succeeded only in expressing himself more brusquely.

    Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond
  • This, or else a tactful absenteeism, became their custom whenever licencing matters came up to be discussed.

    Mushroom Town | Oliver Onions
  • He felt he had not been tactful, but he was very tired, and if he ventured an explanation might make things worse.

    The Girl From Keller's | Harold Bindloss
  • No one knew how to flatter in so tactful a manner, particularly in portraits of ladies.

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