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discreet
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The Great Gatsby
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  • So Tom Buchanan and his girl and I went up together to New York — or not quite together, for Mrs. Wilson sat discreetly in another car.
  • It’d be more discreet to go to Europe.
  • When I came back they had disappeared, so I sat down discreetly in the living-room and read a chapter of "Simon Called Peter."
  • She’s got an indiscreet voice," I remarked.

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  • I trust her to be discreet.
  • You can count on her to be discreet.

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