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adj. suav·er, suav·est
Courteous and elegant; gracious and sophisticated.

[French, agreeable, from Old French, from Latin suāvis, delightful, sweet; see swād- in Indo-European roots.]

suave′ly adv.
suave′ness, suav′i·ty (swä′vĭ-tē) n.
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Noun1.suaveness - the quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner
graciousness - excellence of manners or social conduct
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(swaːv) adjective
(of a man or his manner) pleasant, elegant, polite and agreeable.
ˈsuavely adverb
ˈsuaveness noun
ˈsuavity noun
References in classic literature ?
he began, with a suaveness that was cold and of the temper of steel.
Hollywood started the year pleased with itself after - shall we say the "incident" - when Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, suaveness disintegrating into puzzlement, opened the wrong envelope and awarded La La Land the Academy Award for best picture.
It breaks my heart to write this, but Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, the rakish matinee idol who could romance a stone with an inherent sexiness and suaveness, has become rusty.
After winning over TV audiences as Simon Templar in The Saint, he brought a flamboyance and suaveness to his most famous character, James Bond.
Strong leadership is not just about political suaveness but is also about having a strong appreciation of the cultural context of the country, according to the National Ulama Conference of the Philippines.
He has the suaveness of Roger Moore, the grittiness of Sean Connery.
Known for their rocker- chic outfits, Falguni & Shane Peacock explored a softer side of design while Tarun Tahiliani showcased suaveness in his line
It's a lifestyle-like a suaveness or a swag, per se.
Huston outshines Fox throughout with old-fashioned suaveness and the creepy homoerotic vibe the pair really should have shared.
But let it be understood that taking a tough stand and not political suaveness is the answer to the problem.
First, empathy as a personality trait has been tagged as an expression of social suaveness (McAllister, 1988).
htm) forward guidance policy at the Bank of England over the summer, the politicians shifted from admiring the suaveness to interrogating the substance of his judgements.