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Search phrase: discreet

Plays

 7 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CoriolanusCor III.i.150You that will be less fearful than discreet,You that will be lesse fearefull, then discreet,
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.245with telling of discreet stories, and such other gambolwith telling of discreete stories: and such other Gamboll
King LearKL I.iv.209Will call discreet proceeding.Will call discreet proceeding.
OthelloOth II.i.218will she love him still for prating? Let not thy discreetTo loue him still for prating, let not thy discreet
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.193What is it else? A madness most discreet,What is it else? a madnesse, most discreet,
Twelfth NightTN I.v.90railing in a known discreet man, though he do nothingrayling, in a knowne discreet man, though hee do nothing
Twelfth NightTN IV.iii.19With such a smooth, discreet, and stable bearingWith such a smooth, discreet, and stable bearing

Glossary

 8 result(s).
blabtalk indiscreetly, betray secrets
blabbingrevealing secrets, tell-tale, indiscreet
continentself-restraining. self-controlled, discreet
discreetdiscerning, judicious, prudent
liberalindiscreet, imprudent
politicprudent, cautious, discreet, shrewd
sparinglywith restraint, discreetly, in a reserved way
wisediscreet, sensible, prudent

Thesaurus

 8 result(s).
discreetpolitic
discreetwise
discreetcontinent
discreetlysparingly
indiscreetblabbing
indiscreetliberal
indiscreetly talkblab
talk indiscreetlyblab

Words Families

 6 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
DISCREETBASICdiscreet adj, discreetly adv, discretion n
DISCREETNOTindiscreet adj, indiscretion n
INDISCRETIONBASICsee DISCREET
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