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In Connecticut, the proceedings went off less tactfully when gun enthusiasts began shouting “the Second Amendment!”

To keep things from getting awkward, we offer tips on how to tactfully fill uncomfortable silences, toast each other, and more.

Asked whether Trierweiler's tweet hurt her chances, she demured, "I think it didn't help things, I would say, tactfully."

German Chancellor Angela Merkel tactfully describes the situation as an “extraordinary international crisis.”

How can I (a) prevent the topic from coming up, and (b) tactfully move it aside if it does?

Tactfully, since Craig had planned and executed the rescue attempt, Higgins was making no effort to exert his own authority.

Here was Perdita approaching her tactfully, and timidly entreating her to do the very thing that was in her mind to accomplish.

The little captain carried the conversation over, tactfully, to his favorite topic.

Anthony slurred over the greater question by tactfully emphasizing the lesser.

Old Mrs. Donegan talked freely of her neighbors after Mary had tactfully won her confidence.

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On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tactfully, such as: beautifully, cautiously, deftly, elegantly, exquisitely, and finely.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.