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Having or showing much worldly knowledge or cultural refinement:
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  1. Having or showing much worldly knowledge or cultural refinement:
  2. Not simple, artless, naive, etc.; urbane, worldly-wise, etc. or knowledgeable, perceptive, subtle, etc.
  3. Suitable for or appealing to the tastes of sophisticates:
In pursuance, conformity, or accordance; used adverbially
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  1. In pursuance, conformity, or accordance; used adverbially
  2. Agreeing or suitable; conformable; correspondent; concordant; adapted; followed by to, or rarely by with.
  3. Pleasing, either to the mind or senses; pleasant; grateful.
Polite and courteous in a smooth, polished way; refined
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  1. Polite and courteous in a smooth, polished way; refined
  2. Polite, refined, and often elegant in manner.
Using or marked by tact and sensitivity in dealing with others.
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  1. Using or marked by tact and sensitivity in dealing with others.
  2. Exhibiting diplomacy; exercising tact or courtesy; using discussion to avoid hard feelings, fights or arguments.
  3. Describing a publication of a text which follows a single basic manuscript, but with variants in other manuscripts noted in the critical apparatus
(Archaic) Relating to, or promoting, a policy, especially a national policy; well-devised; adapted to its end, whether right or wrong; said of things.
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  1. (Archaic) Relating to, or promoting, a policy, especially a national policy; well-devised; adapted to its end, whether right or wrong; said of things.
  2. Having practical wisdom; prudent; shrewd; diplomatic
  3. Discreet and diplomatic.
Of, relating to, or devoted to the material world, especially in contrast to spiritual concerns.
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  1. Of, relating to, or devoted to the material world, especially in contrast to spiritual concerns.
  2. Concerned with secular rather than sacred matters.
  3. Worldly-wise; sophisticated
Refined; elegant:
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  1. Refined; elegant:
  2. Marked by or showing consideration for others and observance of accepted social usage.
  3. Having or showing culture or good taste; polished; cultured; refined
Pleasant in manner; smooth:
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  1. Pleasant in manner; smooth:
  2. Tasteless, insipid, dull, etc.
  3. Pleasantly smooth in manner; suave
Free from hair, whiskers, or stubble:
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  1. Free from hair, whiskers, or stubble:
  2. Having a fine texture:
  3. Easy-going; serene:
Tasteless, insipid, dull, etc.
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  1. Tasteless, insipid, dull, etc.
  2. Pleasant in manner; smooth:
  3. Pleasantly smooth in manner; suave
Delicately pleasing to the ear; not harsh or grating:
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  1. Delicately pleasing to the ear; not harsh or grating:
  2. Having a fine texture:
  3. Easy-going; serene:
Polite, refined, and often elegant in manner.
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  1. Polite, refined, and often elegant in manner.
  2. Polite and courteous in a smooth, polished way; refined

Synonym Study

  • Bland is the least complex of these terms, simply implying a gentle or ingratiating pleasantness and a lack of irritating factors a bland disposition
  • Politic also expresses this idea, often stressing the expediency or opportunism of a particular policy pursued a politic move
  • Diplomatic implies adroitness and tactfulness in dealing with people and handling delicate situations, sometimes in such a way as to gain one's own ends a diplomatic answer that avoided offending either party
  • Urbane suggests the social poise of one who is highly cultivated and has had much worldly experience an urbane cosmopolite
  • Suave suggests the smoothly gracious social manner of one who deals with people easily and tactfully a suave sophisticate
Find another word for suave. In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for suave, like: sophisticated, agreeable, urbane, diplomatic, politic, worldly, polite, bland, smooth, cultured and pleasant.