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Gone with the Wind
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discreet
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Gone with the Wind
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  • I have thought of calling you home immediately but will leave that to your father’s discretion.
  • Then, after a discreet pause which gave Gerald’s splutterings time to die away, she knocked on the door and handed the dress to her mother.
  • A discreet knock sounded at the door.
  • With old ladies you were sweet and guileless and appeared as simple minded as possible, for old ladies were sharp and they watched girls as jealously as cats, ready to pounce on any indiscretion of tongue or eye.
  • At the party tonight, women would gather in corners and whisper discreetly and with malicious pleasure.

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

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