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synonyms for precautious

  • attentive
  • careful
  • considerate
  • intelligent
  • noncommittal
  • prudent
  • reasonable
  • restrained
  • tactful
  • thoughtful
  • watchful
  • alert
  • awake
  • cagey
  • calculating
  • chary
  • circumspect
  • civil
  • conservative
  • controlled
  • diplomatic
  • discerning
  • discriminating
  • gingerly
  • guarded
  • having foresight
  • heedful
  • judicious
  • like a clam
  • moderate
  • not rash
  • observant
  • on lookout
  • politic
  • reserved
  • safe
  • sagacious
  • strategic
  • temperate
  • vigilant
  • wary
  • wise
  • worldly-wise
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antonyms for precautious

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  • careless
  • heedless
  • idiotic
  • inattentive
  • incautious
  • inconsiderate
  • negligent
  • stupid
  • thoughtless
  • unmindful
  • unthoughtful
  • foolish
  • indiscreet
  • rash
  • reckless
  • uncareful
  • undiscerning
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How to use precautious in a sentence

Thus precautious we landed near the village, but were still a good way from the place were we intended to fill our casks.
THE MEMOIRS OF THE CONQUISTADOR BERNAL DIAZ DEL CASTILLO, VOL 1 (OF 2)BERNAL DIAZ DEL CASTILLO
On our march from Castilblanco we were, if possible, doubly precautious.
THE MEMOIRS OF THE CONQUISTADOR BERNAL DIAZ DEL CASTILLO, VOL 1 (OF 2)BERNAL DIAZ DEL CASTILLO
Such an accident was one against which Bottom, being of an active jaw, might be particularly precautious.
A GENTLEMAN PLAYERROBERT NEILSON STEPHENS
The change is not present and the sensible way to have agony is not precautious.
GEOGRAPHY AND PLAYSGERTRUDE STEIN
I've always noticed that these directions for use are too precautious.
PRISCILLA'S SPIESGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
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