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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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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.
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.
Then I continued my search for the entrance, which I knew must be somewhere about; nor had I long to search, for almost immediately thereafter I came upon a small door so cunningly inlaid in the shaft's base that it might have passed unnoticed by a less keen or careful observer.
Sometimes the impression intentionally conveyed is that it is beautiful, at the same time that the author is careful not to say that it is, in plain Saxon.
And if I were you, I would be very careful about the people you get to know.
And while the Soldier was gone for the clothesline his Majesty continued, "it is well for me to be careful, for my very existence is in danger.
But they ought to be evenly balanced," said the boy, "and I had no time to be careful.
Mugambi's savage imagination was filled with visions of the spirits of departed friends and enemies, for only to the machinations of such as these could he attribute the disappearance of his pouch and knob-stick in the first excitement of the discovery of their loss; but later and more careful investigation, such as his woodcraft made possible, revealed indisputable evidence of a more material explanation than his excited fancy and superstition had at first led him to accept.
In the course of his careful feeding of him, he gave him an occasional chicken bone.
Proceeding to further explanation--and remembering that she was in Alban's presence--Francine was careful to keep herself within the strict limit of truth.
That is hemp seed he is sowing; be careful to pick up every one of the seeds, or else you will repent it.
A MAN that owned a fine Dog, and by a careful selection of its mate had bred a number of animals but a little lower than the angels, fell in love with his washerwoman, married her, and reared a family of dolts.
In a dark night careful driving is required in order not to go off into the water.
He was careful as to where he got his facts, and careful how he used them.