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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Subtly skillful handling of a situation; Knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress.

Usage examples (35)
  • Adjective : a discreet silence. ,a discreet, finely wrought gold necklace
  • Marion and the doctors vanished with equal discreetness.
  • They prefer discreetness as opposed to “Take me to your leader.”
  • Japanese criminals are well known for their discreetness and secrecy. mdalsted | 6: 53 pm | Vote: 0 0 for more
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