Garcia cites the tact taken by former Florida Governor Jeb Bush as a model for Zucker to follow.
The tapering of certain letters indicates the laudable trait of tact.
On the very first episode of that venerable program, Jock Ewing gave his son, J.R., a tart-tongued lesson about tact and subtlety.
He was no teacher, and he lacked the tact required in getting along with his classes.
The result has all the passion, tact, and nuance of a street-corner preacher.
He had the tact now to conceal his astonishment at the manner of his friend's speech.
But there he had the tact to remain in the car, and Mrs. McKee's peace with Tillie was made alone.
But because they have no tact, they are never able to agree to the same thing at the same time.
Pete considered that he was behaving with great discernment and tact.
But now the little mechanic exhibits a tact that almost seems to prove a knowledge of the principles of its art.
1650s, "sense of touch or feeling" (with an isolated instance from c.1200), from Latin tactus "touch, feeling, handling, sense of touch," from root of tangere "to touch" (see tangent). Meaning "sense of "discernment, diplomacy, etc." first recorded 1804, from a sense that developed in French cognate tact.