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Synonyms for diplomatic

Synonyms for diplomatic

showing sensitivity and skill in dealing with others

Synonyms for diplomatic

using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people


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General process of reasoning, my boy; and the experience of some years in the diplomatic world.
No allowance is made for accidents where diplomatic interests are at stake.
But there was no particular chance of officious or diplomatic pursuit, for his exit had been a sudden impulse.
Lucy was suffering from the most grievous wrong which this world has yet discovered: diplomatic advantage had been taken of her sincerity, of her craving for sympathy and love.
His father, who had died young, had filled a small diplomatic post, and it had been intended that the son should follow the same career; but an insatiable taste for letters had thrown the young man into journalism, then into authorship (apparently unsuccessful), and at length--after other experiments and vicissitudes which he spared his listener--into tutoring English youths in Switzerland.
She mixed up hostilities with compliments addressed to the king, and questions as to his health, with little maternal flatteries and diplomatic artifices.
We also have our diplomatic secrets," said he and, picking up his hat, he turned to the door.
They were taken by surprise so far as the diplomatic situation was concerned, and their equipment for building either navigables or aeroplanes was contemptible in comparison with the huge German parks.
Prince Andrew stayed at Brunn with Bilibin, a Russian acquaintance of his in the diplomatic service.
Robert Blaine-Harvey, American Ambassador and Plenipotentiary Extraordinary to England, was a man of great culture, surprising personal gifts, and with a diplomatic instinct which amounted almost to genius.
But what have I to do with the Ambassador, or with diplomatic matters of any sort?
This cessation of verbal sparring was like the breaking off of diplomatic relations between countries at the beginning of war, and, once Sheldon's suspicions were aroused, he was not long in finding other confirmations.
tongue--when I was in the diplomatic service, you know--what a position I might have occupied by this time
At the period of which I am now writing, the home government had decided on sending a special diplomatic mission to one of the native princes ruling over a remote province of our Indian empire.
known in this country through a threatening diplomatic incident that
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