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The installation, accompanied by its own discreet soundtrack, retains the right angles of the space it defines, yet its hard lines are gently blurred with every ripple of air.
IN THE GALLERIES: A TOWERING EXHIBIT OFFERS A NEW DEFINITION OF DOMESTIC LIFEMARK JENKINSJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Having people who are trained to spot instances like when people are feeling presenteeism pressure and then be discreet and respectful about how they broach the subject is invaluable.
TOUCHLESS BATHROOMS, DESK-BOOKING TOOLS, CLEANING ROTAS: AGENCIES OUTLINE THE FUTURE OF THE OFFICEJESSICA DAVIESDECEMBER 14, 2020DIGIDAY
In private one-on-one meetings with senators, Barrett has been discreet on the question of precedent, at least according to one Senate Democrat who has spoken with her ahead of the confirmation hearing.
BOTH SIDES ON ABORTION CERTAIN BARRETT WOULD RESTRICT, IF NOT OVERTURN, LANDMARK COURT DECISIONSEUNG MIN KIMOCTOBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Plus the convenient and discreet wall-plug design saves space.
ELECTRONICS AND EXERCISE GEAR THAT MAKE EXCELLENT GIFTSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMOCTOBER 8, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Her focus is on Australia, where she hopes to help undo a more “discreet” form of racism by mending an opaque education system with the help of the Opals.
WHY THIS AUSSIE WNBA STAR IS TACKLING RACIAL INJUSTICELESLIE DELA VEGAOCTOBER 2, 2020OZY
Of course they would stop for the wedding; but meantime she must be very discreet; she must not intrude too much.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
"Oh, they were quite safe in my case, not being a mangeur de cœurs," replied the discreet young nobleman.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But a knock at the door interrupted them; the discreet Capt entered, bearing a telegram upon a salver.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
As she walked along the chill promenade she looked with discreet curiosity at every woman she met, to see her condition.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Spunyarn, who was to accompany his friend, at a discreet distance was laughing and chatting merrily with the younger girl.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCREET

  • abstemious
  • canny
  • careful
  • chary
  • conserving
  • discreet
  • meager
  • meticulous
  • mingy
  • niggardly
  • parsimonious
  • penny-pinching
  • penny-wise
  • preserving
  • provident
  • prudent
  • saving
  • sparing
  • spartan
  • stingy
  • thrifty
  • tight
  • tightwad
  • unwasteful
  • wary
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