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the soul of discretion

Someone who can be trusted to keep information private. Don't worry, my sister is the soul of discretion—she won't tell anyone about our engagement before we do.
See also: discretion, of, soul
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As you know, Leon is the soul of discretion,' said Ponce de Leon.
Wilson, the soul of discretion, won't tell us what is in the report, but we have been given hints.
And it's no use asking Richard, who is always the very soul of discretion about the identity of his clients.
Gustave (Ralph Fiennes) trains Zero and is the soul of discretion, respect and courtesy to the guests in a world between the two world wars-- and he's also a madcap thief and liar.
Ten years down the road, in The Soul of Discretion (Overlook, $26.
So unlike the flash sorts who arrive on Gold Cup day in private helicopters, I will be a soul of discretion and keeping a low profile.
He never abused that privilege and was always the soul of discretion.
It's kind of her mess" David Beckham complains about his wife Victoria's "messiness" in the bathroom "Looking back at my teen diaries, it's obvious that at 14 I was sexually rabid, desperate for sex" Actress Sheila Hancock "I am a great believer that the Paul Burrells of this world should be shot" Sean Davoren, head butler at London's Savoy Hotel, who believes that butlers should be the soul of discretion "Enduring an alarming combo of windy chill factor from Siberia and chilli wind factor from last night's Thai curry" Stephen Fry on Twitter
Kate has been the soul of discretion throughout her relationship with William so she was never likely to speak to the newspapers but Clarence House wanted it in writing.
Barry has two years left on his contract, he has not yet informed Villa if he wants to leave and, as usual, he was the soul of discretion when cornered by the media at Wembley last Wednesday night.
The blonde waitress isn't exactly the soul of discretion but vows to keep Kieron and John Paul's romance a secret in the wake of her dalliance with Niall last week.
She has been the confidante to many, the absolute soul of discretion.
Linda is the soul of discretion, never asking clients about their relationships but finding they are often only too eager to tell her of their problems.
Probably because I'm a person of high standing, moral rectitude and most importantly - I'm the soul of discretion.
But McCarthy, who was always the soul of discretion when he was MD of T&S Stores, has been obviously honing his skills during his time between leaving T&S and joining Sainsbury.