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discriminating

(Distinguishing), adjective contrasting, diacritical, differentiating, differentiative, differing, discriminate, distinctive, inconsistent, selective, separative
Associated concepts: discrimination because of race, dissrimination in hiring, discriminatory practices, equal proteccion, illegal discrimination, invidious discrimination, racial discrimination, reverse discrimination

discriminating

(Judicious), adjective appraising, clear-sighted, critical, discerning, dispassionate, impartial, judgmatic, keen, knowing, meticulous, perceptive, perspicacious, rational, reasonable, sagacious, sapient, selective, sober, sound, thoughtful, unbiased, wise
See also: circumspect, cognizant, discerning, discreet, distinctive, judicious, juridical, lucid, particular, perceptive, perspicacious, preferential, prudent, rational, sapient, scrupulous, sensible, sensitive, subtle
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ADAMS: One of the things I'm seeing more and more is that not only in house counsel but a number of other clients are looking more discriminatingly toward the attorneys who they are hiring.
To genuinely and discriminatingly informed persons, everything now seems possible.
I]t is the duty of black men to judge the South discriminatingly.
A culture cannot be discriminatingly accepted, much less be modified, except by persons who have seen through it--by persons who have cut holes in the confining stockade of verbalized symbols and so are able to look at the world and, by reflection, at themselves, in a new and relatively unprejudiced way.
Essentially, career advisers' advice-giving practices operate in such a way as to channel non-academic students en masse into VETiS programs, while at the same time operating more selectively and discriminatingly in terms of offering this option to their academic counterparts.
For the disciplinary spirit to operate, says Crews, "members of a given intellectual community must read one another's work discriminatingly and try to show, through pointed reference to available facts that certain apprehensions of those facts are more plausible than others.
Not for Jeff the "pile it high and knock it out" style of trading; here was a man buying discriminatingly for a very selective clientele.
And this cancellation must be resisted, if only because then it would be pointless to try to distinguish between social systems, or to inquire, discriminatingly, whether this or that system went good or went bad.
By marrying organic materials with silicon, it is anticipated that silicon can be given a capacity to discriminatingly interact with its surroundings.