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  • as inleery
  • as inon one's guard
  • as inon guard

synonyms for on ones guard

  • careful
  • cautious
  • distrustful
  • dubious
  • skeptical
  • uncertain
  • unsure
  • wary
  • chary
  • doubting
  • on one's guard
  • shy

antonyms for on ones guard

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  • believing
  • careless
  • certain
  • clear
  • definite
  • heedless
  • incautious
  • rash
  • secure
  • sure
  • thoughtless
  • uncareful
  • unwary
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      How to use on ones guard in a sentence

      In particular the Governor of Adinskoy offered us a guard of fifty men to the next station, if we apprehended any danger.
      THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
      We are apt to think of these little ones as doing right only when under compulsion: but this is far from the truth.
      CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
      Then the croupier tears open two packets of new cards, flinging the old ones into a waste-paper basket at his side.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
      We know one thing—the men that killed Rutter are the ones that held us up, and got off with that money of mine.
      RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
      As the girl said this, she looked full into the young man's eyes, with her great, appealing ones.
      ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
      Each day he was sending serenely confident telegrams to Calcutta and receiving equally reassuring ones from a fatuous Viceroy.
      THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
      In comparison with the engines now in use, these Americans were very small ones.
      SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
      Some of the toys, though, were very peculiar ones—different from anything you ever saw.
      OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
      Yet the feeling is in most children weak and vacillating, and is wont to be mixed with other and less noble ones.
      CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
      On the evening of September 17th he sent away his advance guard of two thousand men in eighty small boats.
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