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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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"Careful over what?" cried Helen, at that moment coming into the room with her cousin.
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.
"Weigh your words well, my lord," said Raoul, haughtily: "my nature is not such that its vivacities need checking; whilst you, on the contrary, are descended from a race whose passions are suspected by all true Frenchmen; I repeat, therefore, for the second time, be careful!"
"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."
"O, George, for my sake, do be careful! Don't do anything wicked; don't lay hands on yourself, or anybody else!
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?"
"I was especially careful; I never alluded to her in any way."
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.
'You had better be careful, Sir,' said the little judge, with a sinister look at the witness.
Careful inquiry has informed me that this latter individual is now in China.
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.
The only thing to be careful about is that you do not pay more than a shilling for the shilling you earn.
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