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Uncle, interposed Mildred tactfully, you must not be so persistent.

I will tell her that you did so upon my advice, and I will do it tactfully.

Senator said tactfully, "After all, Doctor Wilson would like you to see his project."

Mrs. Johns was on hand from the first, tactfully urging the bill.

"By all means, Archelaus, let us do it tactfully," agreed the Commandant.

He had spent most of the hour tactfully trying to get away from Burris.

After breakfast Kennedy tactfully withdrew from the family, and I did the same.

It immediately struck ten, tactfully, in a clear subdued tone.

He tactfully did not refer to the improved appearance of the room.

He then telephoned to the house, and tactfully made an appointment.

WORD ORIGIN

1864, from tact + -ful. Related: Tactfully; tactfulness.

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