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prudent
used in Frankenstein

4 uses
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Definition
sensible and careful
  • I will be cool, persevering, and prudent.
    Introductory Letters (50% in)
  • She attended her sickbed; her watchful attentions triumphed over the malignity of the distemper—Elizabeth was saved, but the consequences of this imprudence were fatal to her preserver.
    Chapter 3 (7% in)
  • I had certainly acted imprudently.
    Chapter 16 (12% in)

There are no more uses of "prudent" flagged with this meaning in Frankenstein.

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  • I shall do nothing rashly: you know me sufficiently to confide in my prudence and considerateness whenever the safety of others is committed to my care.
    Introductory Letters (40% in)

There are no more uses of "prudent" in Frankenstein.

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