A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TACT

Wed, 24 Aug '22
Discretion
Thu, 19 May '22
It's said to be "the art of recognizing when to be big and when not to belittle"
Mon, 13 Dec '21
What you may use when turning down an invitation
Thu, 27 May '21
It's been called "the art of making a point without making an enemy"