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provident
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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Definition
providing carefully for the future — often by saving money
  • They exhibit, therefore, all the advantages and defects of such training; they are willing and good-natured, but not self-reliant, provident, or careful.
    Chapter 9 (18% in)
  • They are careless because they have not found that it pays to be careful; they are improvident because the improvident ones of their acquaintance get on about as well as the provident.
    Chapter 8 (74% in)

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