Posted by: retarigan | July 29, 2015

Word Dictionary [290715]


Word of the day: circumspect
Definition: adj. wary, cautious; taking everything into account.
Synonyms: discreet
Etymology: ME f. L circumspicere circumspect- (as CIRCUM-, specere spect- look) (more…)

pronunciation: ˈsə:kəmspekt

from Oxford: circumspect

adj. wary, cautious; taking everything into account.
Derivatives: circumspection n. circumspectly adv.
Etymology: ME f. L circumspicere circumspect- (as CIRCUM-, specere spect- look)

from Wordnet: circumspect

adj : heedful of potential consequences; “circumspect actions”; “physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use”; “a discreet investor” [syn: discreet]

Quote of the day: A friend doesn’t go on a diet because you are fat. by Erma Bombeck

Henry II, Count of Champagne

Henry II, Count of Champagne

Birthday of the day: Henry II, Count of Champagne; Henry II of Champagne (or Henry I of Jerusalem) (29 July 1166 – 10 September 1197) was count of Champagne from 1181 to 1197, and king of Jerusalem from 1192 to 1197, although he never used the title of king.

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