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discriminate
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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as in: discriminating taste Define
to recognize or perceive differences -- especially fine distinctions
  • "But I would go now," said Liddy, who was going with her; for Boldwood had been indiscriminate in his invitations.

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  • It costs more, but is worth it to people with discriminating taste.
  • She is a discriminating interior designer.

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  • He was at the brightest period of masculine growth, for his intellect and his emotions were clearly separated: he had passed the time during which the influence of youth indiscriminately mingles them in the character of impulse, and he had not yet arrived at the stage wherein they become united again, in the character of prejudice, by the influence of a wife and family.

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as in: suffered discrimination Define
to treat people of different groups differently -- especially unfair treatment due to race, religion or gender
as in: discriminating taste Define
to recognize or perceive differences -- especially fine distinctions
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