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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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discreet
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • The troubling odour of the long corridors of Clongowes came back to him and he heard the discreet murmur of the burning gasflames.
  • Stephen smiled again in answer to the smile which he could not see on the priest’s shadowed face, its image or spectre only passing rapidly across his mind as the low discreet accent fell upon his ear.
  • For answer she had danced away from him along the chain of hands, dancing lightly and discreetly, giving herself to none.

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

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