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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The ability and right to decide exactly what should be done in a particular situation, Individual choice.

Usage examples (21)
  • Once a python outweighs his keeper, fatal constriction is at the discretion of the python.
  • The servants showed great tact and discretion
  • Understanding -- or, "discretion," is a constant source of blessing
  • However, I also appreciate it highly when discretion is used. for more
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