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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Showing watchfulness, caution, or careful consideration.

Usage examples (39)
  • It pays to be a little circumspect when writing your autobiography.
  • circumspect actions
  • I'm confused by your use of the word circumspect, though, in reference to your new location.
  • Gates praises Reagan for 'circumspect' use of U.S. military for more
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