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prudent
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

2 uses
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Definition
sensible and careful
  • When many are got together, you can be guided by him whose counsel is wisest—and sorely do we need shrewd and prudent counsel, for the foe has lit his watchfires hard by our ships.
    Book 9 (11% in)
  • As she spoke she loosed from her bosom the curiously embroidered girdle into which all her charms had been wrought—love, desire, and that sweet flattery which steals the judgement even of the most prudent.
    Book 14 (41% in)

There are no more uses of "prudent" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler).

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