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characterized by careful and exact evaluation

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having or revealing keen insight and good judgment

unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic

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quick to understand

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able to make or detect effects of great subtlety

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Vibrato should be an adornment to accurate pitch, and applied discerningly, with an eye to the demands of both melody and mood" (p.
The majority discerningly distinguishes between fraudulent conveyances, voluntarily made by a debtor for insufficient value (or for no value) to defeat creditors, and involuntary transfers like mortgage foreclosures, where the debtor has no control over the price paid or who pays it.
Last year I had a shampoo and set everyweek and Slept an unborken sleep beneath the Venetian chandelier of our discerningly eclectic bedroom, but This year we have a nice baby And Gerber's strained bananas in my hair And gleaming beneath the Venetian chandelier.
All five -- Sarah Simon (Dene), Jessie Saulteaux (Nakota), Gladys McCue Taylor (Ojibwa), Gladys Taylor Cook (Dakota) and Vi Smith (Gitksan) -- demonstrate the spiritual strength, creativity and compassion of people who have lived long and discerningly through uncertain conditions and conflicting cultural values.
Historical and literary criticism needed to be used, discerningly mindful of the essential nature of the Bible as the revelation of God's purpose for humankind.
Benedict Anderson discerningly apprehends in Imagined Communities:
Because Currie writes so discerningly about deconstruction, he not only secs all sorts of underlying debts to it on the part of the postcolonial critique but also administers a much-needed rap on the head to Homi Bhabha, whose important essay on nation as narration suffers from "the volume of intellectual noise he uses to express a weak political argument" (94).
Korowai through their categories have accurately understood how consequential violence is for the state, and they discerningly give up one aspect of their egalitarian, autonomy-driven polity (the resort to homicide) to avoid for now a far more intrusive state presence.
Not only was Hopkins trained to read Plato discerningly, he was exposed to the diverse Socratic methods of instructors such as Jowett, Walter Pater, Robert Williams, and T H.
House of Fraser has a collection that will suit any discerningly nostalgic taste.
Regulatory action may yet kill other effective medications that, used more discerningly, could genuinely benefit an important minority, of patients.
Brad Pitt gets his gloves off as a pikey with an accent not of this Earth, while Guy Ritchie discerningly directs a
Lorde discerningly insinuated that "the master's tools will never dismantle the master's house.
And all the cultural programming is so mind-numbingly appreciative--a parade of reviews and portraits, of writers and books, films and filmmakers, photographers and their retrospectives--all so uniformly upbeat and positive that the listener hungers for just one discerningly negative comment.
Then we can act more discerningly than we did before, choose more wisely, less blindly, and work with a clearer sense of where we came from and where we want to go.