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prudent
used in David Copperfield

5 uses
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Definition sensible and careful
  • the business habits, and the prudent suggestions, of Mrs. Micawber, have...
    Chapters 34-36 (89% in)
prudent = sensible and careful
  • Nor could I help thinking this a prudent course, since she looked at me out of the pickle-jar, with as great an access of sourness as if her black eyes had absorbed its contents.
    Chapters 10-12 (6% in)
  • 'It seems to us,' said she, 'prudent, Mr. Traddles, to bring these feelings to the test of our own observation.
    Chapters 40-42 (40% in)
  • I was heartily tired of being sagacious and prudent by myself, and of seeing my darling under restraint; so I bought a pretty pair of ear-rings for her, and a collar for Jip, and went home one day to make myself agreeable.
    Chapters 46-48 (84% in)
  • 'Or, if confiding anything to friends will be more likely to relieve you, you shall impart it to us, Mr. Micawber,' said Traddles, prudently.
    Chapters 49-51 (18% in)

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