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Synonyms for urbane

Synonyms for urbane

effortlessly gracious and tactful in social manner

characterized by discriminating taste and broad knowledge as a result of development or education

Synonyms for urbane

showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience

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Urbane Furniture, 28 Haddington Place, top of Leith Walk, Edinburgh.
During the contest, Urbane provided drinks and appetizers, gave property tours and hosted a live raffle.
An urbane, sophisticated man with a genial manner and a resonant baritone voice, fluent in French and English, Archbishop Hutchison said he anticipates serving three years, until the next General Synod in 2007 However, he noted in the interview, to work on the church's most contentious current issue, the blessing of same-sex relationships, and not attend the 2008 Lambeth Conference "could be an oversight.
Said Ruddy, "Our goal was to create a sophisticated, urbane design for the public spaces of the building.
Joined to Aristotelian moderation, as the capacity to amuse without ever offending, the humanistic principle of this urbane distinctiveness converts itself into the principle of equality.
Ever the pluralist, Hurston rejected Locke's and Du Bois's elitism and validation of urbane hybridization, yet her work on black music ultimately points to an alternative synthesis of pluralism and cosmopolitanism--one that rejected the ideal of musical progress and remained rooted in rural, vernacular forms.
That is Britain at its best - friendly, urbane, rich, beautiful,and free.
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Strangelove, he helped to create an America energized by newfound sexual liberation, urbane coolness, and casual iconoclasm.
As friendly and forthcoming as he is intelligent and urbane, Waters had the audience laughing out loud and giving him a standing ovation by the end.
What, then, does the main body of Urbane and Rustic England set out to do?
Another program boasted yet another more familiar piece noir, Cloven Kingdom, that urbane picture of silk gloved savagery and dance satire of the satyr beneath the skin.
For a man who did some hard news coverage from the blazing rubble of Londonderry in the early days of Ulster's troubles he did a fine job of transforming himself into an urbane chat show host.
Toller took the stick as CEO in 1990 from Bill Wishnick, a witty, urbane Manhattanite who enjoyed mingling with employees and courting analysts.