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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discreetlyadverb

    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"


  1. discreetlyadverb

    Acting in a discreet manner; one that respects privacy or secrecy; quietly; diplomatically.

  2. discreetlyadverb


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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of discreetly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of discreetly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of discreetly in a Sentence

  1. John Koenig:

    One day you’ll remember this moment, and it’ll mean something very different. Maybe you’ll cringe and laugh, or brim with pride, aching to return. Or notice some detail hidden in the scene, a future landmark making its first appearance or discreetly taking its final bow.

  2. Chris Turner:

    Members, take your key and leave the chamber discreetly. Do not go to the gallery. Leave the building.

  3. William Wycherley:

    Mistresses are like books; if you pore upon them too much, they doze you and make you unfit for company; but if used discreetly, you are the fitter for conversation by em.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Most people don't really feel so obviously can't think on their feet, they just repeat the biased news injected by media discreetly in their minds and foolishly claim that it is their own opinion and views.

  5. Van Cleef Arpels:

    Many brands have been producing those for years, but very discreetly for specific clients. I just think that brands are now communicating much more about them.

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    the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    • A. slur
    • B. larceny
    • C. defilement
    • D. instigation

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