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Tentative or restrained; guarded:
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  1. Tentative or restrained; guarded:
  2. Showing or practicing caution; careful.
  3. Full of caution; careful to avoid danger; circumspect; wary
Careful or wise in handling practical matters; exercising good judgment or common sense:
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  1. Careful or wise in handling practical matters; exercising good judgment or common sense:
  2. Capable of exercising sound judgment in practical matters, esp. as concerns one's own interests
  3. Cautious or discreet in conduct; circumspect; not rash
Careful to consider all related circumstances before acting, judging, or deciding
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  1. Careful to consider all related circumstances before acting, judging, or deciding
Attentive to potential danger, error, or harm; cautious:
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  1. Attentive to potential danger, error, or harm; cautious:
  2. Thorough and painstaking in action or execution; conscientious:
  3. Protective; solicitous:
Serious and of uncertain prognosis
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  1. Serious and of uncertain prognosis
  2. Kept from escape or trouble; held in check; supervised
  3. Kept safe; watched over and protected; defended
(Archaic) Sagacious in promoting a policy; ingenious in devising and advancing a system of management; devoted to a scheme or system rather than to a principle; hence, in a good sense, wise; prudent; sagacious
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  1. (Archaic) Sagacious in promoting a policy; ingenious in devising and advancing a system of management; devoted to a scheme or system rather than to a principle; hence, in a good sense, wise; prudent; sagacious
  2. (Archaic) Relating to, or promoting, a policy, especially a national policy; well-devised; adapted to its end, whether right or wrong; said of things.
  3. (Archaic) Of or relating to polity, or civil government; political.
Exhibiting diplomacy; exercising tact or courtesy; using discussion to avoid hard feelings, fights or arguments.
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  1. Exhibiting diplomacy; exercising tact or courtesy; using discussion to avoid hard feelings, fights or arguments.
  2. Using or marked by tact and sensitivity in dealing with others.
  3. Of, relating to, or involving diplomacy or diplomats.
Having or showing tact
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  1. Having or showing tact
  2. Possessing or exhibiting tact; considerate and discreet:
  3. Possessing tact; able to deal with people in a sensitive manner.
Designated as unavailable except for a certain purpose or user; kept in reserve:
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  1. Designated as unavailable except for a certain purpose or user; kept in reserve:
  2. Kept in reserve; set apart for some purpose, person, etc.
  3. (Not comparable) Set aside for the use of a particular person or party.
Restrained or reserved:
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  1. Restrained or reserved:
  2. Inclined to keep one's thoughts, feelings, and personal affairs to oneself.
  3. Silent or uncommunicative; disinclined to speak readily, often, specif., habitually so
Kept under control; subdued or moderate:
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  1. Kept under control; subdued or moderate:
  2. Prevented from moving; held down or secured:
  3. Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
Not ostentatious; unpretentious:
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  1. Not ostentatious; unpretentious:
  2. Not ostentatious; simple; unpresuming.
Not undesirably noticeable or blatant; inconspicuous.
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  1. Not undesirably noticeable or blatant; inconspicuous.
Behaving, dressing, speaking, etc. in a way that is considered proper or decorous; decent
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  1. Behaving, dressing, speaking, etc. in a way that is considered proper or decorous; decent
  2. Quiet and humble in appearance, style, etc.; not pretentious
  3. Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value:
Having or showing good judgment or understanding; astute
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  1. Having or showing good judgment or understanding; astute
Having a discerning judgment or taste
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  1. Having a discerning judgment or taste
  2. Able to make or see fine distinctions; discerning
  3. Able to perceive fine distinctions between similar things; perceptive
  1. Marked by proper behavior.
  2. Characterized by or showing decorum, propriety, good taste, etc.
Not exposed to the threat of danger or harm:
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  1. Not exposed to the threat of danger or harm:
  2. Usable in specified conditions without being damaged. Often used in combination:
  3. Free from danger or injury; undamaged or unhurt:
Exhibiting common sense; prudent:
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  1. Exhibiting common sense; prudent:
  2. Having the ability to discern or judge what is true, right, or lasting; sagacious:
  3. Provided with information; informed. Often used with to :
Having, applying, or showing sound judgment; wise and careful
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  1. Having, applying, or showing sound judgment; wise and careful
Operating or designed to operate directly against the military, industrial, etc. installations of an enemy
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  1. Operating or designed to operate directly against the military, industrial, etc. installations of an enemy
  2. Required for the effective conduct of a war
  3. Intended to destroy the military potential of an enemy:
Not committing one to any point of view or course of action; not revealing one's position or purpose
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  1. Not committing one to any point of view or course of action; not revealing one's position or purpose
  2. Tending to avoid commitment; lacking certainty or decisiveness; reluctant to give out information or show one's feelings or opinion.
(Obs.) Having a keen sense of smell
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  1. (Obs.) Having a keen sense of smell
  2. Having or showing keen perception or discernment and sound judgment, foresight, etc.
  1. Taking heed
  2. Paying close attention; mindful.
Of ordinary citizens or ordinary community life as distinguished from the military or the ecclesiastical:
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  1. Of ordinary citizens or ordinary community life as distinguished from the military or the ecclesiastical:
  2. (Law) Of or according to Roman civil law or modern civil law
  3. Sufficiently observing or befitting accepted social usages; polite:
Easily perceived or noticed; marked; striking; appreciable
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  1. Easily perceived or noticed; marked; striking; appreciable
  2. Having appreciation or understanding; emotionally or intellectually aware
  3. Acting with or exhibiting good judgment; reasonable:
Not giving freely; sparing
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  1. Not giving freely; sparing
  2. Not taking chances; careful; cautious
  3. Very cautious; wary:
On one's guard; cautious, suspicious, etc.
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  1. On one's guard; cautious, suspicious, etc.
  2. Characterized by caution; guarded; careful.
  3. Cautious of danger; carefully watching and guarding against deception, artifices, and dangers; timorously or suspiciously prudent; circumspect; scrupulous; careful.
(Archaic) Not sleeping; awake.
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  1. (Archaic) Not sleeping; awake.
  2. Closely observant or alert; vigilant:
  3. Observant, vigilant and aware
Showing care for the needs or desires of others; caring or courteous.
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  1. Showing care for the needs or desires of others; caring or courteous.
  2. Paying attention; noticing, watching, listening, or attending closely
  3. Paying close attention; alert or observant:
Consciously thoughtful and observant (often of other people); caring
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  1. Consciously thoughtful and observant (often of other people); caring
  2. Having or showing regard for the needs or feelings of others.
  3. Characterised by careful and conscious thought; deliberate
Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
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  1. Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
Not communicative; tending to withhold information, opinions, feelings, etc.; reserved; taciturn
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  1. Not communicative; tending to withhold information, opinions, feelings, etc.; reserved; taciturn
  2. Characterized by reserve or a lack of expression:
  3. Tending not to communicate; not communicating.
Characterized by or done in secrecy:
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  1. Characterized by or done in secrecy:
  2. Having a tendency to keep one's thoughts or activities unknown to others:
  3. Tending to conceal one's thoughts, feelings, affairs, etc. from others; reticent; not frank or open
Disposed not to talk; tightlipped.
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  1. Disposed not to talk; tightlipped.
Alternative spelling of tight-lipped.
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  1. Alternative spelling of tight-lipped.
  2. Having the lips pressed together.
  3. Not saying much; taciturn or secretive
Beautifully fine in texture, quality, or workmanship
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  1. Beautifully fine in texture, quality, or workmanship
  2. Easily broken or damaged:
  3. Marked by sensitivity of discrimination:
Exhibiting diplomacy; exercising tact or courtesy; using discussion to avoid hard feelings, fights or arguments.
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  1. Exhibiting diplomacy; exercising tact or courtesy; using discussion to avoid hard feelings, fights or arguments.
  2. Describing a publication of a text which follows a single basic manuscript, but with variants in other manuscripts noted in the critical apparatus
  3. Using or marked by tact and sensitivity in dealing with others.
Having practical wisdom; prudent; shrewd; diplomatic
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  1. Having practical wisdom; prudent; shrewd; diplomatic
  2. Showing sound or pragmatic judgment; prudent; judicious:
  3. Discreet and diplomatic.
Responsive to external conditions or stimulation; having sensation:
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  1. Responsive to external conditions or stimulation; having sensation:
  2. Fluctuating or tending to fluctuate, especially in price:
  3. Easily irritated:
Having or showing tact
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  1. Having or showing tact
  2. Possessing or exhibiting tact; considerate and discreet:
  3. Possessing tact; able to deal with people in a sensitive manner.
Belonging to a conservative party, group, or movement.
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  1. Belonging to a conservative party, group, or movement.
  2. Of or adhering to Conservative Judaism.
  3. Moderate; cautious:
Opposed to radical or extreme views or measures, especially in politics or religion.
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  1. Opposed to radical or extreme views or measures, especially in politics or religion.
  2. Being within reasonable limits; not excessive or extreme:
  3. Not violent or subject to extremes; mild or calm; temperate:
Governed by or being in accordance with reason or sound thinking:
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  1. Governed by or being in accordance with reason or sound thinking:
  2. Being within the bounds of common sense:
  3. Not excessive or extreme; fair:
Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
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  1. Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
  2. Kept under control; subdued or moderate:
  3. Characterized by restraint; exercising, or showing the results of, self-discipline or rational control; controlled
Having a temperate climate
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  1. Having a temperate climate
  2. Moderate in one's actions, speech, etc.; self-restrained
  3. Moderate or restrained
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