In tact and generosity of spirit, it is the very model of what a memoir should be.
Garcia cites the tact taken by former Florida Governor Jeb Bush as a model for Zucker to follow.
He was no teacher, and he lacked the tact required in getting along with his classes.
On the very first episode of that venerable program, Jock Ewing gave his son, J.R., a tart-tongued lesson about tact and subtlety.
The tapering of certain letters indicates the laudable trait of tact.
He had the tact now to conceal his astonishment at the manner of his friend's speech.
To be sure the friend must do all this with due delicacy and tact.
But because they have no tact, they are never able to agree to the same thing at the same time.
"It's too long," Billy urged, with more practicality than tact.
But now the little mechanic exhibits a tact that almost seems to prove a knowledge of the principles of its art.
1650s, "sense of touch or feeling" (with an isolated instance from c.1200), from Latin tactus "touch, feeling, handling, sense of touch," from root of tangere "to touch" (see tangent). Meaning "sense of "discernment, diplomacy, etc." first recorded 1804, from a sense that developed in French cognate tact.