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Adjectives (5)

bland, suave, smooth, politic
adj. smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication; "he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage"; "the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error"
politic
adj. marked by artful prudence, expedience, and shrewdness; "it is neither polite nor politic to get into other people's quarrels"; "a politic decision"; "a politic manager"; "a politic old scoundrel"; "a shrewd and politic reply"

Fuzzynyms (21)

careful
adj. full of cares or anxiety; "Thou art careful and troubled about many things"-Luke 10.41
scrupulous, painstaking, conscientious
adj. characterized by extreme care and great effort; "conscientious application to the work at hand"; "painstaking research"; "scrupulous attention to details"
cautious
adj. showing careful forethought; "reserved and cautious; never making swift decisions"; "a cautious driver"
restrained, guarded
adj. prudent; "guarded optimism"
penurious, parsimonious
adj. excessively unwilling to spend; "parsimonious thrift relieved by few generous impulses"; "lived in a most penurious manner--denying himself every indulgence"
thrifty, careful
adj. mindful of the future in spending money; "careful with money"
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"
thrifty
adj. careful and diligent in the use of resources
scotch, stinting, sparing, frugal, economical
adj. avoiding waste; "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally"
prudent
adj. careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; "a prudent manager"; "prudent rulers"; "prudent hesitation"; "more prudent to hide than to fight"

Synonyms (6)

propitiative, propitiatory
adj. intended to reconcile or appease; "sent flowers as a propitiatory gesture"
kid-glove, tactful
adj. showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people; "by diplomatic conduct he avoided antagonizing anyone"; "a tactful way of correcting someone"; "the agency got the kid-glove treatment on Capitol Hill"
expedient
adj. serving to promote your interest; "was merciful only when mercy was expedient"
wise
adj. having or prompted by wisdom or discernment; "a wise leader"; "a wise and perceptive comment"

Antonyms (1)

impolitic
adj. not politic; "an impolitic approach to a sensitive issue"

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