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Word: tact

Definition: skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence


Sentences Containing 'tact'

Never mind your having no enjoyment of women's society, nor understanding of it, nor tact for it.
The offender needs pity, not wrath; those who must needs be corrected, should be treated with tact and gentleness; and one must be always ready to learn better.

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