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adverb as in imprudently

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But after winning a landslide election in his own right, TR unwisely said he would not run for a third term.

The law caught up with him; he was unwisely evasive about exactly which drugs he sold.

Unwisely, he took a shortcut and so missed the impassable Cabora Bassa cataracts blocking the river.

William and Kate have also, perhaps unwisely, allowed themselves to be drawn into commenting on the issue themselves.

Some may be unwisely going into debt or funding the purchases with credit, but millions more are not.

I believe your father acted very unwisely, no matter how much be believes in his influence over the Indians.

During the year unwisely allowed by Grenville for considering the proposed tax, they busily agitated against it.

The complainants had unwisely mixed the charge of disloyal speeches, etc., with Church innovations.

Rockingham acted unwisely in accepting office offered to him in a way which showed that he was not to have the king's confidence.

The help of one of the sons of Clovis had been unwisely invoked for this operation.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unwisely, such as: foolishly, impulsively, and inadvisedly.

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