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  • r  with discretion; prudently and with wise self-restraint
    I sent for the sergeant of the platoon both men were in and asked him to try to find out discreetly what lay behind this

  • Sifting through the ruins, he discreetly loaded $2 million in gold, coins and securities onto the wagon bed, covered the bank's resources with a layer of vegetables and headed home.
  • So, less discreetly, were State Department regulars.
  • It was started by Harvard students in 2004 as a tool for meeting-- or at least discreetly ogling--other Harvard students, and it still has a reputation as a hangout for teenagers .

  • Kofi Annan in International Herald Tribune
    Both sides have accepted the good offices of the secretary-general to help resolve this problem,Annan told a press conference in Saudi Arabia's Red Sea port of Jiddah. "I will designate someone to work discreetly and quietly with them to...
  • Brian Mulroney in CTV.ca
    New threats are on the horizon,Mulroney said of the proposed group. "With luck and good diplomacy, this development may be less threatening than it appears. If handled discreetly by the US and Canada, this new organization is unlikely,...
  • President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in ABS CBN News
    When we learned of alleged bribery attempt in connection with the broadband projects, we instructed that the matter be discreetly investigated,Arroyo said.

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