◄ Prudent ►

1. (a.) Sagacious in adapting means to ends; circumspect in action, or in determining any line of conduct; practically wise; judicious; careful; discreet; sensible; -- opposed to rash; as, a prudent man; dictated or directed by prudence or wise forethought; evincing prudence; as, prudent behavior.

2. (a.) Frugal; economical; not extravagant; as, a prudent woman; prudent expenditure of money.

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