Care!

circumspect
(adj)
SIR-cǝm-spǝct
Meaning

prudent; cautious

1st Sample Sentence

The doctor said that even though the dog that bit him was probably not rabid, it would be circumspect to give him a rabies shot, just in case.

Root

circum (around)#specere (to look at) (Latin)

Mnemonics

Circum (means circumstance). Spect (means to inspect). So a person who inspects circumstances before speaking is generally considered prudent.

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