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His tone was as level as if he were discussing some trivial matter.

They had been discussing the moral influence of racing; this seemed more like theology.

What use would there be in discussing the matter with this child?

He was standing in front of the building, discussing some matter with the contractor.

Surprisingly enough these two likewise are discussing Sam Graham.

While they were discussing these matters, they heard the distant sound of horses' feet.

Then they fell to discussing the probabilities of her future course.

The streets were black with groups of people, discussing and gesticulating.

One group, standing apart, were discussing some service question.

Let all who are curious in regard to the point I am discussing visit it.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "to examine, investigate," from Latin discuss-, past participle stem of discutere "to dash to pieces, agitate," in Late Latin and Vulgar Latin also "to discuss, investigate" (see discussion). Meaning "examine by argument, debate" is from mid-15c. Related: Discussed; discussing.

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