Sentence Examples


  • The Council members were restless, with messengers discreetly pacing in and out of the room throughout the evening.
  • She discreetly began to dig through the other messages.
  • She pushed herself away discreetly, not yet certain he knew what to do with all of the magic in his blood.
  • Most of his reforms have since been intelligently carried out as normal principles in more arts than one; but, shocking as the statement may seem to loth-century orthodoxy, Wagnerian harmony is a universe as yet unexplored, except by the few composers who are so independent of its bewildering effect on the generation that grew up with it, that they can use Wagner's resources as discreetly as he used them himself.
  • Edward discreetly drew a veil over his mother's relations with Mortimer, and treated her with every respect.

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