Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a circumspect manner; cautiously; prudently.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a circumspect manner; cautiously; warily.

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  • adverb In a circumspect manner. With consideration for all that is pertinent.

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  • adverb in a cagey manner

Etymologies

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circumspect +‎ -ly

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  • "My investigation concludes that's it quite round," said Tom circumspectly.

    November 28, 2008

  • Walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise. Ephesians 5:15

    July 2, 2011