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indiscretion

noun     /ˌɪn.dɪˈskreʃ.ən/
[U] the quality of being indiscreet: Jones was censured for indiscretion in leaking a secret report to the press.InconsiderateSelfishness [C] something, especially a sexual relationship, that is considered embarrassing or morally wrong: We should forgive him a few youthful indiscretions.Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilant
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