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prudent
used in My Antonia

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Definition
sensible and careful
  • I had prudently brought along Mrs. Harling's useful Commencement present, and I took Lena home under its shelter.
    Book 3 — Lena Lingard (56% in)

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  • After all the others had gathered round the card-tables and young Duval had been warned by Prudence, Marguerite descended the staircase with Varville; such a cloak, such a fan, such jewels—and her face!
    Book 3 — Lena Lingard (54% in)

There are no more uses of "prudent" in My Antonia.

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