discretion

[ dih-skresh-uhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF discretion

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISCRETION

Boy, they be not due to you till you be come to years of discretion.

The fatuity of vicious and coroneted youth outstripped his discretion.

Your crossing the Santee must depend upon your own discretion.

Thus driven to extremity, the Melians surrendered at discretion.

But the discretion of the Committee must be an informed discretion.

As to the automaton, Mrs. Beaufort, Robert made sure of her discretion.

In the interview that took place, he was careful not to alarm her into discretion.

From motives of discretion, however, they pretended that they did not recognise the Froments.

Rosamond had the humanity, and Caroline the discretion, to accompany him in his walk.

Were they not therefore such as virtue would aspire to, and discretion accept?

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