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Daniel Enemark, senior economist at the San Diego Workforce Partnership, said the competitive job market and increases in inflation are making job hunters more discerning.
CITY PARKS AND REC VACANCIES THROTTLE REOPENING EFFORTSLISA HALVERSTADTNOVEMBER 10, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Social media is not very discerning when it comes to nude art.
VIENNA’S MUSEUMS ARE MOVING THEIR CENSORED NUDE IMAGES TO ONLYFANSSCOTT NOVEROCTOBER 18, 2021QUARTZ
If you are trying to be more discerning, the spreadsheet put together by Prussin and Marr, as well as one put together by mechanical engineer Aaron Collins, offer specific recommendations.
HOW TO CHOOSE AND CARE FOR YOUR KID’S MASKSELLIOT HASPELAUGUST 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Dogs, we are told, have more discerning senses of smell and hearing than we do, and birds of prey can see a rodent scurrying in the grass from hundreds of feet away.
WE’RE AT HOME AMONG TREES — WHICH MIGHT BE ABLE TO SENSE OUR PRESENCERICHARD SCHIFFMANJULY 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As a result, startup founders are trying to become more discerning about venture funding, rather than viewing it merely as free money.
DESPITE HUNGRY VCS, DTC BRANDS ARE RETHINKING THEIR FUNDRAISING APPROACHANNA HENSELJANUARY 8, 2021DIGIDAY
The early recognition of pictured objects, of which certain animals have a measure, is often strikingly discerning.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Had she, so observant, so discerning in her fastidious taste—had she failed to notice the small detail too?
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Discerning a dark object among the branches, he shrinks back, crosses stage, and goes out through the wood to the left.
FIFTY CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSVARIOUS
After dinner, the discerning eye of the co-mother-in-law divines the work of darkness.
THE PETTY TROUBLES OF MARRIED LIFE, COMPLETEHONORE DE BALZAC
It was, she knew, a precious privilege to know a poet, and to see the natural and spiritual worlds through his discerning eyes.
COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCERNING

  • astute
  • canny
  • clever
  • discerning
  • discriminating
  • incisive
  • ingenious
  • insightful
  • intense
  • intuitive
  • judicious
  • keen
  • observant
  • penetrating
  • perceptive
  • perspicacious
  • piercing
  • quick-witted
  • sensitive
  • sharp
  • smart
  • subtle
  • trenchant
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