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tact

tact

 
 
pronunciation:
taekt
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part of speech: noun
definition: the ability to say or do the right thing when dealing with others in a difficult situation.
We need a person with tact to talk to the angry customer.
similar words:
courtesy, grace, prudence
Word Parts
The word tact contains the following part:
tact, tang, ting Latin root that means touch