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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. -Prudently and with wise self-restraint

Usage examples (37)
  • I sent for the sergeant of the platoon both men were in and asked him to try to find out discreetly what lay behind this
  • Adjective : a discreet silence. ,a discreet, finely wrought gold necklace
  • He had also agreed to my request to have my name discreetly removed from the cover.
  • A dining counter protrudes discreetly from the wall, supported by a single shiny leg. for more
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