To better see all uses of the word
please enable javascript.

Used In
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Mr Bloom gave prudent assent.
  • Eyes, pale as the sea the wind had freshened, paler, firm and prudent.
  • They came down the steps from Leahy’s terrace prudently, Frauenzimmer: and down the shelving shore flabbily, their splayed feet sinking in the silted sand.
  • ’twas the prudent member gave me the wheeze.
  • Impervious to fear is Rory’s son: he of the prudent soul.
  • Gob, he’s a prudent member and no mistake.
  • O thing of prudent nation not merely in being seen but also even in being related worthy of being praised that they her by anticipation went seeing mother, that she by them suddenly to be about to be cherished had been begun she felt!
  • —I propose, our hero eventually suggested after mature reflection while prudently pocketing her photo, as it’s rather stuffy here you just come home with me and talk things over.
  • The best plan clearly being to clear out, the remainder being plain sailing, he beckoned, while prudently pocketing the photo, to the keeper of the shanty who didn’t seem to.
  • A more prudent course, as Bloom said to the not over effusive, in fact like the distinguished personage under discussion beside him, would have been to sound the lie of the land first.
  • With circumspection, as invariably when entering an abode (his own or not his own): with solicitude, the snakespiral springs of the mattress being old, the brass quoits and pendent viper radii loose and tremulous under stress and strain: prudently, as entering a lair or ambush of lust or adders: lightly, the less to disturb: reverently, the bed of conception and of birth, of consummation of marriage and of breach of marriage, of sleep and of death.

  • There are no more uses of "prudent" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • She was promoted to manager because she is so prudent.
  • Courage is dangerous without prudence.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading