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discreetness

Noun

1 knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress; "the servants showed great tact and discretion" [syn: discretion, circumspection, prudence]
2 subtly skillful handling of a situation [syn: delicacy, diplomacy, finesse]

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English

Noun

  1. The state or quality of being discreet.
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