- r showing tact or tactfulness; in a tactful manner
he stepped tactfully in to prevent trouble
- Checkups are typically too brief to allow a doctor to broach the topic tactfully and work out a detailed, practical weight-loss plan.
- Every so often, Jimmy Carter sifts through his mail and finds a tactfully worded testament to his inadequacy.
- From the midpoint on, as the director's plot summary tactfully puts it, "things go from bad to worse.
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- To Of and Of Not
Elaine Scott spotted what she tactfully calls "an unfortunate juxtaposition" in the May 23 Arkansas Times . Sitting right next to the "Words" column was an ad that said, "Thank you to all of our sponsors, audiences and volunteers for an amazing 7th Annual LRFF! We couldn't of done it without you!" by Doug Smith Elaine Scott spotted what she tactfully calls "an unfortunate juxtaposition" in the ...
June 12, 2013 - Arkansas Times
- Jim Courier in Malaysia Star
Jose understands the mind of a champion, knows how to deliver information tactfully and knows how to prepare a player as well as anyone you'll find,said Courier, the winner in 1991 and 1992.
- Ronnie Shikapwasha in AllAfrica.com
Equally there is no basis for alleging that the Government was tactfully undermining the fight against corruption and the office of the attorney general,Shikapwasha said.
- George Orwell in Hudson New York (blog)
George Orwell described how, in London in 1942, "a well known Indian nationalist" addressed "a number of American newspaper correspondents who, if handled tactfully, might cable back to America a sympathetic account of the Congress Party's...