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discerning
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Moby Dick
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  • Nevertheless, the old sea-traditions, the immemorial credulities, popularly invested this old Manxman with preternatural powers of discernment.
  • "Now Jonah’s Captain, shipmates, was one whose discernment detects crime in any, but whose cupidity exposes it only in the penniless.

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  • They hired her for her experience, wisdom and discernment.
  • He is a man of discernment.

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