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Sentence count:187+14 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-08-19Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: circumspectiondelicacydiscernmentdiscreetnessfree willprudenceSimilar words: discriminationdiscussiondescriptionprescriptiondistinctiondistributioninterpretationscrewMeaning: [dɪ'skreʃn]  n. 1. freedom to act or judge on one's own 2. knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress 3. refined taste; tact 4. the power of making free choices unconstrained by external agencies 5. the trait of judging wisely and objectively. 
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1. Discretion is the better part of valour. 
2. You must show discretion in choosing your friend.
3. He thought discretion the better part.
4. Discretion is the better part of
5. The awards are made at the discretion of the committee.
6. When exercising its discretion, the court will have regard to all the circumstances.
7. The school governors have absolute discretion over which pupils they admit.
8. Bail is granted at the discretion of the court.
9. Discretion is not Jeremy's strong point.
10. Leon is the very soul of discretion.
11. Promotions are left to the discretion of the supervisor.
12. Discretion in speech is more than eloquence.
13. You must use your own discretion.
14. He is the soul of discretion.
15. Jane is the soul of discretion .
16. The committee has the absolute discretion to refuse applications.
17. I hope I may trust to your discretion.
18. Don't worry - discretion is my middle name.
19. He is the soul of honour/discretion.
20. Use the utmost discretion when you talk to her.
21. We have discretion about how much to charge.
22. This case calls for the utmost discretion.
23. It is within your discretion.
24. Don't keep asking me what to do; use your own discretion.
25. Larsson sometimes joined in the fun(, but with more discretion.
26. I'll leave it up to you to use your discretion .
27. How much to tell terminally ill patients is left to the discretion of the doctor.
28. Police work involves a considerable degree of flexibility and discretion.
29. There's no need for anyone to tell you what to do next - you're old enough to use your own discretion.
30. 'Do you want me to do the job myself or hire a photographer?' 'I leave it to your discretion.
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