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Word: discriminating

Definition: able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination


Sentences Containing 'discriminating'

And yet, if you had a discriminating ear, there were in it the elements of a concord such as these plains never saw nor heard.
Even now man is far less discriminating and exclusive in his food than he was--far less than any monkey.
Though I cannot tell why it was exactly that those stage managers, the Fates, put me down for this shabby part of a whaling voyage, when others were set down for magnificent parts in high tragedies, and short and easy parts in genteel comedies, and jolly parts in farces--though I cannot tell why this was exactly; yet, now that I recall all the circumstances, I think I can see a little into the springs and motives which being cunningly presented to me under various disguises, induced me to set about performing the part I did, besides cajoling me into the delusion that it was a choice resulting from my own unbiased freewill and discriminating judgment.
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