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on guard

see definition of on guard
  • adjdefensive
  • advfeeling wary
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Synonyms for on guard

adj defensive
  • alert
  • averting
  • cautious
  • checking
  • defending
  • expectant
  • guarding
  • preservative
  • preventive
  • protecting
  • safeguarding
  • vigilant
  • warding off
  • watchful
  • withstanding

More words related to on guard

alert

adjective. attentive, lively

awake

adjective. conscious; alert

more prepared

adjective. ready in body or mind

on one's guard

adjective. wary

on the ball

adjective. alert

open-eyed

adjective. alert
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