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Sample sentences for the GRE study word circumspect

circumspect can be used as a adj

1.These were all reasons for the greatest caution and most circumspect behaviour in communicating it to Mrs. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
2.For as the swift monster drags you deeper and deeper into the frantic shoal, you bid adieu to circumspect life and only exist in a delirious throb. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3."Ah, a voice" repeated Oblonsky, feeling that he must be as circumspect as he possibly could in this society, where something peculiar was going on, or was to go on, to which he had not the key. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
4.After that the generals began to disperse with the solemnity and circumspect silence of people who are leaving, after a funeral. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
5.And in all things that I have said unto you be circumspect and make no mention of the name of other gods, neither let it be heard out of thy mouth. - from The King James Bible

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