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Adjectives (7)

chary, cagy, cagey
adj. characterized by great caution and wariness; "a cagey avoidance of a definite answer"; "chary of the risks involved"; "a chary investor"
clever, canny, cagy, cagey
adj. showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound"

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sensible, judicious
adj. proceeding from good judgment
apprehensive
adj. in fear or dread of possible evil or harm; "apprehensive for one's life"; "apprehensive of danger"
ingenious, cunning, clever
adj. showing inventiveness and skill; "a clever gadget"; "the cunning maneuvers leading to his success"; "an ingenious solution to the problem"
tricksy, wily, tricky, sly, slick, knavish, guileful, foxy, dodgy, cunning, crafty
adj. marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney"
cautious
adj. showing careful forethought; "reserved and cautious; never making swift decisions"; "a cautious driver"
unscrupulous, crafty, cunning
adj. without scruples or principles; "unscrupulous politicos who would be happy to sell...their country in order to gain power"
judicious
adj. marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision"
prudent
adj. careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; "a prudent manager"; "prudent rulers"; "prudent hesitation"; "more prudent to hide than to fight"
discreet, circumspect
adj. heedful of potential consequences; "circumspect actions"; "physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use"; "a discreet investor"
heady, wise, judicious
adj. marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision"
heady, wise, judicious
adj. marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision"
shifty, devious
adj. characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive; "a devious character"; "shifty eyes"
wise
adj. having or prompted by wisdom or discernment; "a wise leader"; "a wise and perceptive comment"

Synonyms (8)

fabian
adj. using cautious slow strategy to wear down opposition; avoiding direct confrontation; "a fabian policy"
gingerly
adj. with extreme care or delicacy; "they proceeded with gingerly footwork over the jagged stones"; "the issue was handled only in a gingerly way"- W.S.White
restrained, guarded
adj. prudent; "guarded optimism"
overcautious
adj. unnecessarily cautious; "sometimes it doesn't pay to be overcautious in business"
shrewd, sharp, astute
adj. marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"

Antonyms (5)

stupid
adj. lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity
soft-witted, witless, senseless, nitwitted
adj. (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment

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