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discriminate
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The War of the Worlds
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as in: discriminating taste Define
to recognize or perceive differences -- especially fine distinctions
  • excavating and embanking in a methodical and discriminating manner.
  • Never before in the history of warfare had destruction been so indiscriminate and so universal.

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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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unspecified meaning
  • The vestries were indiscriminately distributing bread sent us by the French government.

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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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