She mumbled something he could not understand until he forced concentration, eventually discerning the thin voice whispering The Lord's Prayer.
Jackson had developed quite a discerning palate over the years.
It's nice to meet someone with such a discerning eye.
That is, the discerning Norman, as ever, adapted himself, but adapted himself in an intelligent way, to the circumstances of each land in which he found himself.
Respects was much in need of such elevation will be doubted by none but the hopelessly cynical; and probably there are few readers who can peruse the paragraph in which Gibbon " approaches the delicate subject of his early love " without discerning in it a pathos much deeper than that of which the writer was himself aware.