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prudent
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

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Definition
sensible and careful
  • In the gathering of many shalt thou listen to him that deviseth the most excellent counsel; sore need have all the Achaians of such as is good and prudent, because hard by the ships our foemen are burning their watch-fires in multitude; what man can rejoice thereat?
    Book 9 (14% in)
  • Then the herald beheld Hermes from hard by, and marked him, and spake and said to Priam: "Consider, son of Dardanos; this is matter of prudent thought.
    Book 24 (44% in)

There are no more uses of "prudent" in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers).

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