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discreet
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Oliver Twist
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  • Bumble!’ cried that discreet lady in a whisper; for the fright was so great, that she had quite lost her voice, ’Mr.
  • Now, if the matron had moved her chair to the right, she would have been scorched by the fire; and if to the left, she must have fallen into Mr. Bumble’s arms; so (being a discreet matron, and no doubt foreseeing these consequences at a glance) she remained where she was, and handed Mr. Bumble another cup of tea.

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

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