circumspectly


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Related to circumspectly: repetitious, imprudent
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in a cagey manner

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Instead, walking stiff-legged and circumspectly, but smelling with all his nose the strange scent of the creatures, he followed at the end of his chain his own captor god.
Bertie went up more circumspectly, hesitating before he put his head above the companionway slide.
I lived more circumspectly, drank less deeply, and went home more frequently.
Then he turned on his light, circumspectly, directing its rays to the ground at his feet.
Meanwhile he was haunted by the idea--he should like to possess such a pair of spectacles himself; then, perhaps, by using them circumspectly, one would be able to look into people's hearts, which, he thought, would be far more interesting than merely to see what was to happen next year; for that we should all know in proper time, but the other never.
It is over," answered Vronsky, smiling with his eyes only, and twirling the tips of his mustaches as circumspectly as though after the perfect order into which his affairs had been brought any over-bold or rapid movement might disturb it.
All-rounder Flintoff, playing after undergoing a cortisone injection in his left ankle, began unusually circumspectly with the tourists needing only a draw to claim a first series win in South Africa for 40 years.
Unbeaten on 101 overnight, he began circumspectly but upped the tempo after losing Jones, Ashley Giles and Hoggard in the opening 20 overs of play.
My training in the West has justifiably made me fearful of "ultimate solutions" and I use this phrase circumspectly, with all the flaggings of that history.
structures while incorporating specific, circumspectly chosen
As any county employee will attest, elected county leaders sometimes have to be approached circumspectly by support services such as RIM.
Harrison also reported that "Very few examples have been reported of personal hostility to the British community, who have generally behaved in Peshawar circumspectly and with discretion.
All-rounder Andrew Flintoff, playing after undergoing a cortisone injection in his left ankle, began unusually circumspectly with the tourists needing only a draw to claim a first series win here for 40 years.
He did not use the phrase mental 'defectives' however, instead describing them, rather more circumspectly, as 'that class of persons we often read about--concerning whom a judge sometimes remarks that they are mentally sick, but he has no place to send them to'.
Because I believe in the parliamentary system, I am of the opinion that any proposal to change it must be treated circumspectly if that change runs counter to its essence.