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circumspect
used in The Magic Mountain

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Definition
thoughtful of all circumstances and consequences
  • "We must return to our rest cure, however," Joachim said circumspectly.
    3.4 - Satana (63% in)
  • Old Fiete circumspectly shooed it off, though avoiding actually touching the forehead; a shadow of respectability darkened his face, as if he should not know, and did not want to know, what he was doing—an expression of propriety, which apparently was related to Grandfather's being only a body and nothing more.
    2.1 - The Baptismal Bowl / Grandfather in His Two Forms (93% in)
  • "It seems to me, however, that we should be grateful to the management for these concerts," Joachim said circumspectly.
    4.4 - Politically Suspect (78% in)
  • Finally, almost simultaneously, as if by some silent agreement, they stood up circumspectly; ingeniously avoiding any glances toward the other occupied corner of the room, with heads tucked low and arms stiff to their sides, the man from Mannheim and the teacher softly vanished together on tiptoe by way of the reading room.
    5.9 - Walpurgis Night (87% in)
  • He was too civilized to tell his nephew—whose calm indifference made it quite clear that he was in agreement with the way things were done up here—how terrifying he had found the woman, and so he simply rapped on his nephew's door and circumspectly inquired if he did not also think the head nurse just a little odd.
    6.5 - An Attack Repulsed (75% in)
  • And if Herr Settembrini followed this with a pause, it was clear that he did so solely out of pedagogic circumspection.
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (43% in)

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