Readers who might feel shame about their predilection for tawdry paperbacks can now enjoy them discreetly.
Then there's his obsession for Christmas balls, sneaking into the opera without paying, and discreetly urinating in the street.
So far Elisabeth has managed to discreetly distance herself from the train crash at the newspapers.
It is, in part, that authorities could have discreetly arrested Polanski at the chalet he owns in Gstaad.
When the NOPD left the scene, Zack discreetly picked up the bag of coke and he and Addie headed toward Governor Nicholls.
With that quaint warning, he, too, made his bow and discreetly withdrew.
Pellams was for answering, but Lyman discreetly checked him.
The figure is gracefully accentuated; all the sculptural lines are discreetly indicated without any exaggeration.
So I discreetly toddled, or rather waded, home about midnight.
It was known that Margaret of Parma had ordered the inquisitors and magistrates to conduct themselves "modestly and discreetly."
mid-14c., "morally discerning, prudent, circumspect," from Old French discret "discreet, sensible, intelligent, wise," from Latin discretus "separated, distinct," in Medieval Latin "discerning, careful," past participle of discernere "distinguish" (see discern). Meaning "separate, distinct" in English is late 14c.
Spellings discrete and nativized discreet co-existed until after c.1600, when discreet became the common word for "careful, prudent," and discrete was maintained in philosophy, medicine, music and other disciplines that remembered Latin and made effort to obey it. Related: Discreetly.