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Word: circumspect

Definition: prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought


Sentences Containing 'circumspect'

"We must be circumspect, for we are dealing with a very cunning man.
For as the swift monster drags you deeper and deeper into the frantic shoal, you bid adieu to circumspect life and only exist in a delirious throb.
Gentlemen, therefore, ought to be very circumspect in their behaviour, and not undervalue themselves to servant-wenches, who are but too apt to treat a gentleman ill whenever he puts himself into their power.
He remained circumspect about his commitment to the sport: "Never have I regarded my cricket as more than a means to an end; that end being always music".
It obliges all of them to be more circumspect in their conduct, and, by not extending their currency beyond its due proportion to their cash, to guard themselves against those malicious runs, which the rivalship of so many competitors is always ready to bring upon them.
Vali, Ravana, Parashurama, Jambavan, Bhisma, Karna, Abhimanyu, Arjuna, Banasura, Jarasandha, Shisupala, Rukmi, Dronacharya and Indrajit are Atimaharathis.    Maharathi: A chariot warrior capable of fighting 60,000 warriors simultaneously; circumspect in his mastery of all forms of weapons and combat skills.
We must not expect a lively young man to be always so guarded and circumspect.

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