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circumspect
used in Pride and Prejudice

3 uses
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Definition
thoughtful of all circumstances and consequences
  • I honour your circumspection.
    Chapter 2 (41% in)
  • We must not expect a lively young man to be always so guarded and circumspect.
    Chapter 24 (57% in)
  • "And this," said she, "is the end of all his friend's anxious circumspection! of all his sister's falsehood and contrivance! the happiest, wisest, most reasonable end!"
    Chapter 55 (51% in)

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