Posted by: retarigan | December 29, 2015

Word Dictionary [291215]


Word of the day: circumspect
Definition: dj. 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)d

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

Elizabeth of Russia

Elizabeth of Russia

Birthday of the day: Elizabeth of Russia; Elizaveta Petrovna (Russian: Елизаве́та (Елисаве́т) Петро́вна) (29 December [O.S. 18 December] 1709 – 5 January 1762 [O.S. 25 December 1761] ), also known as Yelisavet and Elizabeth, was the Empress of Russia (1741–1762) who took the country into the War of Austrian Succession (1740–1748) and the Seven Years’ War (1756–1763). On the eve of her death in 1762, the Russian empire spanned almost 4 billion acres (more than 16 million square kilometres).

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