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prudent
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Crime and Punishment
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  • his vanity overcame his prudence.
  • Besides he is a man of great prudence and he will see, to be sure, of himself, that his own happiness will be the more secure, the happier Dounia is with him.
  • Almost every criminal is subject to a failure of will and reasoning power by a childish and phenomenal heedlessness, at the very instant when prudence and caution are most essential.
  • But some curiosity and even a sort of prudence made him linger for a moment.
  • But in the first place, everybody does so in one way or another, and in the second place, of course, one ought to be moderate and prudent, however mean it may be, but what am I to do?

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  • She was promoted to manager because she is so prudent.
  • Courage is dangerous without prudence.

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