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discretion
used in King Lear

2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
Parental discretion advised.
Definition
good judgment or good taste
  • All's not offence that indiscretion finds And dotage terms so.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — Before Gloster's Castle; Kent in the stocks (62% in)

There are no more uses of "discretion" flagged with this meaning in King Lear.

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  • O, sir, you are old; Nature in you stands on the very verge Of her confine: you should be rul'd and led By some discretion, that discerns your state Better than you yourself.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — Before Gloster's Castle; Kent in the stocks (46% in)

There are no more uses of "discretion" in King Lear.

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