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Through a spokesman, Freddie Mac said that such locks are an important part of its business model, and that timing is at the borrower’s discretion.

The clinic said that an officer in such a situation has no discretion.

Experts tell me that the president actually has a lot of power at his discretion to contest the election, and some of the scenarios that could bring us to the edge of a crisis are actually very plausible.

An ADP spokesperson told Fortune that clients who use its TotalSource product will not have an option to take part in the deferral, but other clients will be able to suspend the Social Security collection at their discretion.

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Their business is nearly 100% repeat and referral, a testament to their high ethical standards, strong negotiating skills, energy, and discretion.

The town of Paradise told parents that trick-or-treating was “at your discretion.”

According to owner Argiros, the answer is amiable discretion.

The overriding theme of the hundreds of interviews Newman had granted is his discretion.

And so we get policies where parents are given no discretion over whether or not to keep their kids home.

How from now on we were going to be seeing in Prince Harry nothing but a model of discretion, seriousness and best behaviour?

He had, however, recovered sufficiently to enable him to act with promptitude and discretion.

I knew you would, dear Mr Brammel—a gentleman of your discretion would not fail to do so.

"The Seorita is a pearl of prudence and discretion: do whatever she desired you," said Alphonse.

They are all sworn to the closest secrecy; have been told that our lives depend upon their discretion.

Whether a dividend shall be declared, and also the amount, are questions lying largely within the discretion of the directors.


On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to discretion, such as: attention, foresight, maturity, prudence, responsibility, and tact.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.