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what does "velvet-gloved job" mean? 【A humble God stood off to one side while Kennedy, bareheaded in the drizzle, pocketed Sorensen jokes, listened absently to Andy Hatcher, and glanced through some last-minute papers for Fred Holborn, notably a velvet-gloved jab at the State Department.】 in this passage, waht does "notably a velvet-gloved jab at the State Department"mean? beside, did Kennedy glance through papers handed in by Fred Holborn, or just offer a helping hand for Fred Holborn?
Oct 9, 2012 2:29 PM
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notably a velvet-gloved jab at the State Department"= a soft jab or a mild rebuke at the State Department" Yes, Kennedy glanced [ looked at briefly ] through papers handed in by Fred Holborn
October 10, 2012
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