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OTHER WORDS FROM tactfultact·ful·ly, adverbtact·ful·ness, nounun·tact·ful, adjectiveun·tact·ful·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for tactful
In Connecticut, the proceedings went off less tactfully when gun enthusiasts began shouting “the Second Amendment!”Week in Review: Cheat Sheet to the Week’s Big News (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|February 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To keep things from getting awkward, we offer tips on how to tactfully fill uncomfortable silences, toast each other, and more.Romney and Obama’s First Lunch: A Social Etiquette Guide|Kevin Fallon|November 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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.The Lost Warship|Robert Moore Williams
Here was Perdita approaching her tactfully, and timidly entreating her to do the very thing that was in her mind to accomplish.The Beauty|Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
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.Mary Ware's Promised Land|Annie Fellows Johnston