circumspect

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cir·cum·spect / ˈsərkəmˌspekt/ • adj. wary and unwilling to take risks: the officials were very circumspect in their statements.DERIVATIVES: cir·cum·spec·tion / ˌsərkəmˈspekshən/ n.cir·cum·spect·ly adv.

circumspect

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circumspect XV. — L. circumspectus (of things) well considered, (of persons) considerate, cautious, pp. of circumspicere look round. f. CIRCUM- + specere look.
So circumspection circumspect action. XIV (rare before XVI).