Hindley is too reckless to select his acquaintance prudently:
I just hope, I pray, that he may forget his diabolical prudence and kill me!
He was worked up to forget the fiendish prudence he boasted of, and proceeded to murderous violence.
He — probably swayed by prudential consideration of the folly of offending a good tenant — relaxed a little in the laconic style of chipping off his pronouns and auxiliary verbs, and introduced what he supposed would be a subject of interest to me, — a discourse on the advantages and disadvantages of my present place of retirement.
We had nearly finished, and the two young people prudently shifted wider asunder, so I anticipated no further disturbance during that sitting: when Joseph appeared at the door, revealing by his quivering lip and furious eyes that the outrage committed on his precious shrubs was detected.
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She was promoted to manager because she is so prudent.