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He did this with a certain guardedness of tone which caused Gerald to look at him keenly.
Out in the streets I felt more safe; I relaxed a little in my guardedness; and for one thing, there was no Heineccius.
"You were never more mistaken in your life," replied Peter, with anything but legal guardedness concerning unprovable statements.
For there was not even the same guardedness in the qualifications of the electors themselves.
They found that masculine guardedness and laziness went well together.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
His awful guardedness made me feel as if I were an inquisitive little journalist trying to ferret out some unsavoury scandal.
THE JERVAISE COMEDYJ. D. BERESFORD
He had, indeed, been reading no ordinary words of praise, bestowed with the critic's usual guardedness.
THE TYRANNY OF WEAKNESSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
The doctor was aware of the apprehension behind her guardedness.
THE PREMIERERICHARD SABIA
Perplexities she acknowledged, and the prudence of guardedness.

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