prudent

All Adjective Noun
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  • Still, of course, it would be prudent to keep out of their way. Cited from The Wanderers, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Such an effect do power and rank and office produce even on prudent and religious men. Cited from Imaginary Conversations and Poems, by Walter Savage Landor
  • Although such actions may be necessary and prudent, their impact may be short-lived.
  • However, if we are prudent, I hope that we shall get along without much suffering. Cited from The Two Supercargoes, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • However, the Army decided that it would be more prudent to keep the unit.
  • Had he been just, wise, prudent, in the words which he had said? Cited from A College Girl, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • When it once begins to move, it is only prudent in us to keep out of the way. Cited from By the Christmas Fire, by Samuel McChord Crothers
  • So like a prudent man he decided to hold his tongue and let the lady explain herself. Cited from Reginald Cruden, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • In this capacity he distinguished himself by his prudent administration of domestic affairs.
  • He did not think it prudent to make any further remark on the subject. Cited from Paul Gerrard, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He would have been more prudent had he remained perfectly quiet. Cited from Hendricks the Hunter, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The only prudent thing for this rapid was a let-down and we went at it at once. Cited from A Canyon Voyage, by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
  • I thought it prudent to follow his example, as I had formed a good opinion of his sense. Cited from On the Banks of the Amazon, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Old people are so dreadfully prudent that they get no pleasure out of life. Cited from The Heart of Una Sackville, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • Some courts use the terms ordinary care or prudent care instead.
  • That I thought not very prudent, in the weather we then had. Cited from Letters of Edward FitzGerald to Fanny Kemble (1871-1883), by FitzGerald
  • But he was prudent enough to keep his feelings to himself. Cited from The Willoughby Captains, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • "My prudent young friend will advance money this time without security." Cited from Five Hundred Dollars, by Horatio Alger
  • This experience led to a more prudent release schedule for future games.
  • Perhaps, when they found us strongly posted, they had considered it prudent not to attack us. Cited from Adventures in the Far West, by W.H.G. Kingston
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Meaning of prudent

  • adjective Careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment
    a prudent manager, prudent rulers, prudent hesitation, more prudent to hide than to fight