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showing sensitivity and skill in dealing with others

kept within sensible limits

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marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint

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unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic

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heedful of potential consequences

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Indeed, Bell argued that Protestant theologians treated the tradition with greater respect: "The Protestants, speaking of the wiser and discreeter sort, do highly reverence the holy fathers and ancient writers, dilligently reade their works, and gladly use them as ordinary helpes and ordinary meanes under God: for and concerning the exact explication of Holy Writ.
Since its military and political takeover in 1989-90, Kosovo has been undergoing the same process of Serbification and ethnic cleansing as Bosnia, though in a much quieter, discreeter fashion.
Germain, put some good furniture in it and oppose the discreeter charm of such an interior to the heavy splendours" of his ex-wife's household (178).
Greenberg writes quick, punchy dialogue in the manner of a latter-day Philip Barry, and like a with-it hostess in the society he depicts he admits the discreeter sort of gays into his list of dramatis personae and even allows them to provide half the romantic interest.