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cautiously attentive

trying attentively to avoid danger, risk, or error

showing or marked by attentiveness to all aspects or details

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exercising caution or showing care or attention

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cautiously attentive

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unhurried and with care and dignity

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full of cares or anxiety

mindful of the future in spending money

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Black men were always the servants of white men--or such had been his experience; and always they were objects of suspicion, ever bent on wreaking mischief and requiring careful watching.
Be careful what you do," he said; "if you do not kill yourself, you commit a ridiculous action; and if you were to kill yourself, you sprinkle blood upon the nuptial robe of the princess of England.
It would be impossible to take action--all we can do is to keep careful watch, especially as regards Lady Arabella, and be ready to act, promptly and decisively, if the opportunity occurs.
Were you careful, sir, to say nothing about Miss Emily?
Now if the gods were good for anything, they would rather forward me, who have been more careful to serve them.
But I beseech you by Zeus and by your noble parents -- for no base folk could get such a son as you -- take me now, stainless and unproved in love, and show me to your father and careful mother and to your brothers sprung from the same stock.
Yet if you could live on such as now you are in look and in form, and be called my husband, sorrow would not then enfold my careful heart.
Skimpin, 'attend to me, if you please, Sir; and let me recommend you, for your own sake, to bear in mind his Lordship's injunctions to be careful.
Hereupon there was a general laugh; and the little judge, looking with an angry countenance over his desk, said, 'You had better be careful, Sir.
Pickwick said at the time, my Lord,' replied Sam; 'and I was wery careful o' that 'ere suit o' clothes; wery careful indeed, my Lord.
On the other hand, in every letter I urge you to be more careful of yourself, and to wrap up yourself warmly, and to avoid going out in bad weather, and to be in all things prudent.
This made the Tin Woodman very unhappy, for he was always careful not to hurt any living creature; and as he walked along he wept several tears of sorrow and regret.
You people with hearts," he said, "have something to guide you, and need never do wrong; but I have no heart, and so I must be very careful.
The only thing to be careful about is that you do not pay more than a shilling for the shilling you earn.
With hard work and perseverance there is no reason why you should not become a careful, not incompetent painter.