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Word: suavity

Definition: urbanity; polish; ADJ. suave: smooth and courteous


Sentences Containing 'suavity'

Monte Cristo on the contrary, preserved a graceful suavity of demeanor, aided by a certain degree of simplicity he could assume at pleasure, and thus possessed the advantage.

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