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Synonyms for circumspect

Synonyms for circumspect

trying attentively to avoid danger, risk, or error

Synonyms for circumspect

heedful of potential consequences


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That is enough," said Dorothea; "run, Sancho, and kiss your lord's hand and beg his pardon, and henceforward be more circumspect with your praise and abuse; and say nothing in disparagement of that lady Toboso, of whom I know nothing save that I am her servant; and put your trust in God, for you will not fail to obtain some dignity so as to live like a prince.
I now proposed to Toby that instead of rambling about the island, exposing ourselves to discovery at every turn, we should select some place as our fixed abode for as long a period as our food should hold out, build ourselves a comfortable hut, and be as prudent and circumspect as possible.
But after what he had just seen, Joe determined to be more circumspect for the future; and, taking his bearings by the sun, he set off afoot toward the northeast, avoiding with the utmost care cabins, huts, hovels, and dens of every description, that might serve in any manner as a shelter for human beings.
Lydgate smiled, but he was bent on being circumspect.
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said they would follow the NPC's advice to be circumspect in disclosing the list of the inoculated schoolchildren.
An institution meant to recruit the country's civil servants should be more circumspect.
In observance of National Autism Consciousness Week, the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco took an oath dubbed 1Pangako, which commits each person to vow to use the word autistic in a circumspect manner, and to provide assistance and care to those who are differently abled.
dollar bolstered investor sentiment to a point, but some players were circumspect ahead of the start of Group of Seven finance chiefs' two-day meeting.
Banks will be circumspect for a while and initially deal only with the highest-rated counter-parties" according to one industry source.
Khan is an 'emotional loose cannon', ready to screw up what he doesn't like, as opposed to Pakistan People's Party's (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari, who being a sapient, sane, and circumspect politician knows what he is doing", said he in a statement here Saturday.
It did not affect business from Europeans, who are more circumspect, but cancellations did come in from Asia, especially corporate business," said Chris Lee, Tourism Authority of Thailand's trade marketing manager.
But she's going to be a bit more circumspect in future as to which birds she feeds.
But sometimes you just wish he would be a bit more circumspect in some of his comments.
That glaring error suggests a lack of knowledge about military dress, and would imply that the author has not himself served in one of Her Majesty's services and should be more circumspect in his judgments.
Real have netted 25 La Liga goals this term - six more than Barcelona - but they have been more circumspect in European games and they are unlikely to adopt a gung-ho approach at the San Siro.