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discreet
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Man And Superman
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  • Political parties are wrecked and public careers undone by a single indiscretion.
  • Do you know that since she grew up to years of discretion, I don’t believe she has ever once given her own wish as a reason for doing anything or not doing it.
  • Mrs Whitefield looks bewildered; but Ann draws her discreetly away; and they disappear round the corner towards the house.
  • Would it be indiscreet to ask who her husband is, in case I should have an opportunity of consulting him about this trip?
  • Ann and Octavius, lingering near the gate, exchange an astonished glance, and discreetly withdraw up the steps to the garden, where they can enjoy the disturbance without intruding.

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

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