Discriminating

  • 141distinctive — I adjective characteristic, conspicuous, contrasting, diacritical, different, differentiating, differentiative, differing, discriminating, distinct, distinguishing, exclusive, idiomatic, idiosyncratic, indicating difference, indicative,… …

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  • 142discerning — I adjective acute, astute, circumspect, clever, cognizant, conscious, critical, discreet, discriminating, discriminative, incisive, intelligent, judicious, juridical, keen sighted, knowing, lucid, omniscient, penetrating, perceptive,… …

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  • 143judgmatic — I adjective calculating, circumspect, considerate, determinative, discriminating, discriminative, enlightened, fair minded, impartial, judicative, judicatory, judicial, judicious, juridical, juristic, just, magisterial, nonpartisan, percipient,… …

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  • 144perceptive — I adjective acute, apperceptive, apprehensive, astute, aware, cognitive, cognizant, comprehending, conscious, discerning, discriminating, discriminative, easily affected, feeling, impressible, impressionable, keen, knowing, mindful, percipient,… …

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  • 145perspicacious — I adjective acutus, alert, apperceptive, argute, artful, astute, bright, canny, clear sighted, clearheaded, clever, crafty, cunning, dioristic, discerning, discriminating, discriminative, farseeing, farsighted, fore sighted, forethoughtful,… …

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  • 146rational — ra·tio·nal / ra shə nəl/ adj 1: having reason or understanding 2: relating to, based on, or guided by reason, principle, fairness, logic, a legitimate state interest, or a consideration of fact age distinctions are not subject to strict scrutiny …

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  • 147sagacious — I adjective astute, circumspect, clever, cognizant, diplomatic, discerning, discreet, discriminating, enlightened, far sighted, intelligent, judicial, judicious, keen sighted, knowing, learned, lucid, omniscient, penetrating, perceptive,… …

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  • 148sapient — I adjective acute, astute, bright, clear headed, clever, deep, discerning, discriminating, farsighted, intellectual, intelligent, judicious, keen, knowing, learned, perceptive, perspicacious, profound, quick of apprehension, quick witted,… …

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  • 149selective — index adoptive, discretionary, discriminating (distinguishing), discriminating (judicious), disjunctive (alternative …

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  • 150Plato: ethics and politics — A.W.Price I Plato followed his teacher Socrates into ethics by way of a question that remained central in Greek thought: what is the relation between the virtues or excellences (aretai) of character, and happiness (eudaimonia)?1 Both concepts… …

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  • 151duty — A tax on imports, exports, or consumption goods. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary There are two main types of duty collected by HM Customs and Excise: one is import duty , which is duty charged on goods imported into the European Union ( EU); and… …

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  • 152discriminate — di‧scrim‧i‧nate [dɪˈskrɪmneɪt] verb [intransitive] HUMAN RESOURCES LAW to behave unfairly towards one group of people or one type of company or product: discriminate against • employment practices that discriminate against women • The court… …

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  • 153taste — I n. appreciation sense of what is proper 1) to acquire, cultivate, develop a taste 2) to demonstrate, display, show (a) taste 3) (an) acquired; artistic; bad; discriminating; elegant, excellent, exquisite; good taste (it is bad taste to ignore… …

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  • 154dainty — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. delicate, exquisite; fastidious, neat; delicious. See beauty, taste, care, food. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Notable for fineness or fragility] Syn. delicate, fragile, petite, frail, thin, light,… …

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  • 155fastidious — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. finicky, [over]nice, fussy, crotchety. See taste. Ant., gross, tasteless. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. squeamish, overnice, meticulous; see careful , particular 3 , squeamish . See Synonym Study at… …

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  • 156judicious — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. prudent, sound. See judgment.Ant., injudicious. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. well advised, prudent, sensible, wise, discreet, reasonable, rational, seasonable, timely, sagacious, sound, proper,… …

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  • 157refined — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. well bred, cultivated, polished; pure; subtle. See elegance, courtesy, taste, purity. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Purified] Syn. cleaned, cleansed, aerated, strained, filtered, washed, clean,… …

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  • 158Discrimination — (Roget s Thesaurus) >results of comparison. 1 < N PARAG:Discrimination >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 discrimination discrimination distinction differentiation diagnosis diorism Sgm: N 1 nice perception nice perception Sgm: N 1 perception of… …

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  • 159discriminate — (v.) 1620s, from L. discriminatus, pp. of discriminare to divide, separate, from discrimen (gen. discriminis) interval, distinction, difference, derived noun from discernere (see DISCERN (Cf. discern)). The adverse (usually racial) sense is first …

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  • 160discriminate — [[t]dɪskrɪ̱mɪneɪt[/t]] discriminates, discriminating, discriminated 1) VERB If you can discriminate between two things, you can recognize that they are different. [V between pl n] He is incapable of discriminating between a good idea and a… …

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