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prudent
used in Candide

5 uses
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Definition
sensible and careful
  • The prudent old woman saw at once what was to be done.
    Chapter 13 (89% in)
prudent = sensible and careful
  • She was very prudent and commenced to give her opinion when suddenly another little door opened.
    Chapter 9 (33% in)
  • While the old woman spoke with all the prudence which age and experience gave, a small ship entered the port on board of which were an Alcalde and his alguazils, and this was what had happened.
    Chapter 13 (69% in)
  • "Oh! oh!" said the prudent Vanderdendur to himself, "this stranger gives ten thousand piastres unhesitatingly!
    Chapter 19 (54% in)
  • It is natural to imagine that after so many disasters Candide married, and living with the philosopher Pangloss, the philosopher Martin, the prudent Cacambo, and the old woman, having besides brought so many diamonds from the country of the ancient Incas, must have led a very happy life.
    Chapter 30 (12% in)

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