Sentence Examples


  • He knew this to be the only policy that would be supported by the Afghan nation; and although for some time a rupture with Russia seemed imminent, while the Indian government made ready for that contingency, the amir's reserved and circumspect tone in the consultations with him helped to turn the balance between peace and war, and substantially conduced towards a pacific solution.
  • But he was certainly a prudent and circumspect ruler of blameless life, possessing, as Arnold of Lubeck (c. 1160-1212) expresses it, "the sober wisdom of old age even in his tender youth."
  • Belle and Sebastian like a late night drink; but, I will remain circumspect on any of that.
  • Could there be a better illustration of why real scientists are so circumspect about such claims?
  • He is equally circumspect on the issue of whether outside promoters will manage these tours.

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