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Distinguished by their nonpareil "urbanity, suaveness, and economy" (Sullivan 90) and found in practically every anthology of the supernatural published on either side of the Atlantic for the last hundred years, James's elegant and measured turn-of-the-century narratives usually recount the tribulations of well-educated Victorian and Edwardian elites who stumble into contact with the otherworldly and then have to cope somehow with the irrational, non-intellectual horrors they have unwittingly, often stupidly, unleashed.
A rogue can be equally rotten, but tends to mask his actions in a cloak of suaveness.
With a vocal suaveness, Karen Ramirez has mastered a seductive sound reminiscent of Sade.
Their curvilinearity gives the works body, even as it reaffirms the suaveness of her lines.
Morally as well as verbally Vladimir's suaveness is only a veneer.
Lowe-Porter's "evening too was rarely lovely" manages with suaveness German that employs a conventional lyrical vocabulary by design.
The Stamford cast was strong all down the line, led by Ari's big, bold Murray, Zadravec's intelligence and vulnerability, Hendrix's sheer style, and Wills' suaveness.
The problem, we are told, is the work behavior of the poor, or the family or sexual behavior of the poor, or their suaveness in taking advantage of differences in state grant levels.
It is a world in which eternal suaveness, animal appeal, hipness--at bottom, immortality--is frozen into permanent availability by the lens.
He is ruthless, greedy, and a glutton and often outwits his opponent through a calculating suaveness combined with sheer lack of scruples.
It is so bald a story that, after one or two brief essays in verse, it demands to be told in prose - a crisp, novelistic prose with all of Hass's eye for odd detail but none of his suaveness.
He said of his character: "He's a celebrity of the time so there is a confidence about him and a suaveness.
That was also for the evening's program host, the incomparable Bunny Pages, who does the job with characteristic suaveness and elan.
Foreign secretary Rao (@ ForSecNRao), given her suaveness, may not get into any kind of controversy, nor did she initially show any inclination to tweet anything apart from her official travel schedule.
For Face, we definitely wanted to hold on to the element that Dirk Benedict (from the original series) so iconically played, which was the chic aspect of it, and the suaveness.
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