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adverb as in cautiously

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Smith spoke guardedly of the 13 months during which Assange was his houseguest.

I'm not religious myself, but I think it's a shame that liberalism is so guardedly secular.

The mood among veteran Burma critics can best be described as watchful—with some guardedly optimistic, and others skeptical.

Latino groups in Arizona remain guardedly optimistic that Pearce has been at least temporarily stopped.

Here and there it opened—guardedly—to admit a railway or highway.

They were waiting at a corner for a break in the street traffic, and he turned toward her guardedly.

"One will do, Frank; and another thing," the ranchman said guardedly.

There was no answer, but the efforts on the outside ceased for a minute, to be resumed more guardedly than at first.

"Let your auspicious mouth be widely opened," replied Lao Ting guardedly.

But the story of Mrs. So-and-so's indiscretion while still Miss Such-and-such must be talked of more guardedly.

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On this page you'll find 77 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to guardedly, such as: anxiously, attentively, conscientiously, correctly, deliberately, and delicately.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.