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showing sensitivity and skill in dealing with others

Synonyms for politic

marked by artful prudence, expedience, and shrewdness

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smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication

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When he found, therefore, he had carried matters too far, he began to think of reconciling them; which was no very difficult task, as the lady had great affection for her brother, and still greater for her niece; and though too susceptible of an affront offered to her skill in politics, on which she much valued herself, was a woman of a very extraordinary good and sweet disposition.
Recently the news has given that there are more than 8 girls under serial killers one of them was Zainab who was raped and killed by the serial killers; besides, yet no action has been griped by the Government if today she was the daughter of a politic then absolutely, they could arrest the criminal soon.
The result was rarely in doubt from that point onwards though Bolton missed a chance to stage a late rally in the 79th minute when Dennis Politic headed a Matthew Fearnley cross straight at Hemming.
The growing scholarship on the writer best known for the early lesbian novel Desert of the Heart (1964) continues with the release of correspondence between Jane Rule, who died in 2007, and Rick Bebout, who was editor for The Body Politic and passed away in 2009.
The argument centers on the crucial role that the spread of syphilis played in a literal and figurative sense with respect to the critique of moral and corporal decay as the disease threatened individual bodies and the body politic, whose natural equilibrium needed to be remedied and restored.
He said that 21st century is an era of multiple power centers, renewed economic interdependencies and realignment of politic strategic alliances.
Scholars look at the construction of bodies in Early Modern Europe from the perspectives of trying "other" bodies: the witch, the black, and the old; codification of the body politic and common law jurisprudence; liminal bodies: the life/death edge on stage and in the body politic; and staging the queenly body: the performance of a female body politic.
That politic brought us where we are--on the Balkan tail, concludes the author.
Other motifs that reflect this suggestion of the individual body as the body politic are placelessness/homelessness and absence of the mother and/or childlessness.
Ichabod's complex personification of the US body politic opens up some of these questions.
As may be expected from this author's pedigree, The Body Politic is heavy on academic theory, and some chapters may be too theoretical for a lay audience.
Limba--alaturi de istoria limbii--este, cu siguranta un domeniu privilegiat pentru un domeniu de cercetare atat de interesant precum este limbajul politic.
He said that Benazir Bhutto had adopted the politic of reconciliation in Charter of Democracy and the PPP is taking forward this philosophy.
Following the success of his Political Physics: Deleuze, Derrida and the Body Politic (Athlone Press 1994), Protevi's overarching intention is to bridge the continental/analytic divide.
20 (ANI): US Secretary of States Hillary Clinton has hinted that corruption could be the main reason behind the world's slow response in giving aid to flood-hit Pakistan, and called it a 'cancer that eats away the body politic and diverts resources from where they were intended'.