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 Sentences of cautious
Definition:
a. conservative; careful
Example:
The trials are an emotive issue in Britain and the government has issued a cautious response, saying it will take further advice before making policy.
Sentence in Classic:
The threadbare phrases, the inane expressions of sympathy, the cautious words of a reporter won over to conceal the details of a commonplace vulgar death attacked his stomach.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
He had played nearly every day at one club or other, but he was a cautious player, and usually rose a winner.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He judged by the cautious movements of those who crowded round the invalid chair that they had lifted the dying man and were moving him.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
For abuse and menace take nothing from the strength of an adversary; the latter only making him more cautious, while the former inflames his hatred against you, and leads him to consider more diligently how he may cause you hurt.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Every form of prudence and suspicion had been grafted on a nature originally reluctant and cautious, with the result that it would have seemed hardly needful for Mrs.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Then she heard his cautious feet on the front steps and his stealthy tread as he entered the hall and she knew that escape was cut off.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Quiet and complacent, Clifford sat at the wheel of adventure: in his old black hat and tweed jacket, motionless and cautious.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
Advice is certainly useful; it is a good thing to know and to interrogate those of the dogs who deserve confidence; but the hunter cannot be too cautious when he is chasing uneasy animals like the wolf and the convict.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
To Carol was given a sudden great philosophical understanding, an explanation of half the cautious reforms in history.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Then he descended with cautious and slow step, for he dreaded lest an accident similar to that he had so adroitly feigned should happen in reality.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
His companions were not long in comprehending his wishes, and laying aside their firearms, they parted, taking opposite sides of the path, and burying themselves in the thicket, with such cautious movements, that their steps were inaudible.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context