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 for diplomatic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Diplomatic \Dip`lo*mat"ic\, Diplomatical \Dip`lo*mat"ic*al\, a.
     [Cf. diplomatique.]
     1. Pertaining to diplomacy; relating to the foreign ministers
        at a court, who are called the diplomatic body.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Characterized by tact and shrewdness; dexterous; artful;
        as, diplomatic management.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. Pertaining to diplomatics; paleographic. --Astle.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Diplomatic \Dip`lo*mat"ic\, n.
     A minister, official agent, or envoy to a foreign court; a
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: relating to or characteristic of diplomacy; "diplomatic
      2: using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or
         people; "the hostess averted a confrontation with a
         diplomatic chenage of subject" [syn: diplomatic,
         diplomatical] [ant: undiplomatic]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  125 Moby Thesaurus words for "diplomatic":
     Daedalian, Machiavellian, Machiavellic, acute, adept, adroit,
     ambassadorial, apt, arch, artful, artistic, astute, authoritative,
     bland, bravura, brilliant, cagey, canny, civic, clean, clever,
     consular, coordinated, courteous, crack, crackerjack, crafty,
     cunning, cute, daedal, deceitful, deep, deep-laid, deft, delicate,
     designing, dexterous, dextrous, discerning, discreet, excellent,
     expert, fancy, feline, foxy, geopolitical, good, goodish,
     governmental, graceful, guileful, handy, ingenious, insidious,
     inventive, knowing, magisterial, masterful, masterly, ministerial,
     neat, no mean, pawky, perceptive, perspicacious, plenipotentiary,
     polite, politic, political, politico-commercial,
     politico-diplomatic, politico-economic, politico-geographical,
     politico-judicial, politico-military, politico-moral,
     politico-religious, politico-scientific, politico-social,
     politico-theological, professional, proficient, prudent, quick,
     quite some, ready, resourceful, scheming, sensitive, serpentine,
     sharp, shifty, shrewd, skillful, slick, slippery, sly, smooth,
     snaky, sneaky, some, sophistical, statesmanlike, stealthy,
     strategic, stylish, subtile, subtle, suffragist, supple, tactful,
     tactical, the compleat, the complete, thoughtful, trickish,
     tricksy, tricky, virtuoso, vulpine, wary, well-done, wily, wise,

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