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discreet
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
discreet--not showy or gossipy
Definition
trustworthy with secrets and/or inconspicuous or unobtrusive
  • ...never take a check from a Delafield without a discreet call to the bank;
    p. 175.6
discreet = inconspicuous (not attracting attention)
  • We ran to Tyndal's Hardware door— near enough, at the same time discreet.
    p. 202.1
discreet = inconspicuous (not attracting attention)
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2  —1 use as in:
discreet--not foolish
Definition
sensible and careful; possibly having good manners
  • Mr. Raymond chuckled, not at all offended, and I tried to frame a discreet question: "Why do you do like you do?"
    p. 268.2
discreet = polite (using good judgment)
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