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    discreet

    discreet - Dictionary definition and meaning for word discreet

    Definition
    (adj) marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint
    Example Sentence
    • his trusted discreet aide
    • a discreet, finely wrought gold necklace
    Definition
    (adj) unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic
    Synonyms : discerning
    Example Sentence
    • a discerning editor
    • a discreet silence
    Definition
    (adj) heedful of potential consequences
    Synonyms : circumspect
    Example Sentence
    • circumspect actions
    • physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use
    • a discreet investor
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for discreet

discreet-> diSECRET. "You must be discreet about our SECRET."

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