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discreet

adjective uk   /dɪˈskriːt/ us  
C2 careful not to cause embarrassment or attract too much attention, especially by keeping something secret: The family made discreet enquiries about his background. They are very good assistants, very discreet - they wouldn't go talking to the press. Note: Do not confuse with discrete.Cautious and vigilantPaying attention and being careful
discreetly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Loyal, faithful and dependable
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