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How do you use the word discreet in a sentence?
October 09, 2012 4:06PM
("discreet" means private, circumspect, unobtrusive while the similar word "discrete" means separate, individual)
He made some discreet inquiries about her brother's shady past.
I'll try to be a bit more discreet the next time.
To avoid suspicion, the secret agent had to be discreet and cautious.
There was a discreet silence in the house.
Being discreet is a good way to avoid hurting someone's feelings.
I could tell you her secret, but that wouldn't be discreet.
The hotel manager was very discreet concerning his clientele,
especially the married men.
I was very discreet when I pointed out the flaws in their plan.
He was found guilty of a crime so discreet people couldn't understand what the crime was.