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Descreet vs. Descrete
They are a set of homophones, which means both Descreet and Descrete are pronounce in the same way.
ADJECTIVE. Careful or showing good judgment in what one says or does; not too obvious:
He assured her that he would be discreet.
I stood back at a discreet distance.
her descreetness saved us all from embarrassment
Also ADJECTIVE. Distinct and seperate or has a clear independent shape or form:
The change happens in a series of discrete steps.
society consists of a mass of discrete and distinct individuals
literally | figuratively
He’s my son, in the figurative sense of the word.
The name of the cheese is Dolcelatte, literally meaning ‘sweet milk’.
take somebody/something literally to believe exactly what someone or something says rather than trying to understand their general meaning: She takes the Bible literally.
to emphasize, especially a large number: The Olympic Games were watched by literally billions of people.
spoken used to emphasize a strong expression or word that is not in its real or original meaning. Some people consider this use to be incorrect: Dad was literally blazing with anger.
to have s.th of one’s own
They have a room of their own.
Proverb | Saying | idiom | Slang
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Topic | Article
Should one judge a person by external appearances?
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