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ASC’s Word of the Day–3/23/2011

Posted by ccasc on March 23, 2011

Discreet

[dih-skreet] (adj.) judicious in one’s conduct or speech especially with regard to respecting privacy.

*from the French discret, meaning “discreet, sensible, intelligent, wise.” 

“Once man demanded virtue in woman; now all he expects is that she be discreet.”
-Anonymous

 

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