suavest

suave

[swahv]
adjective, suaver, suavest.
(of persons or their manner, speech, etc.) smoothly agreeable or polite; agreeably or blandly urbane.

Origin:
1495–1505; < French < Latin suāvis sweet

suavely, adverb
suaveness, noun


sophisticated, worldly.
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suave (swɑːv)
 
adj
(esp of a man) displaying smoothness and sophistication in manner or attitude; urbane
 
[C16: from Latin suāvis sweet]
 
'suavely
 
adv
 
suavity
 
n
 
'suaveness
 
n

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suave
c.1501, "gracious, kindly," from M.Fr. suave, from L. suavis "agreeable," from PIE base *swad- (see sweet). In ref. to persons, sense of "smoothly agreeable" first recorded 1815 (in suavity).
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