guard´ed|ness


guard´ed|ness
guard|ed «GAHR dihd», adjective.
1. kept safe; carefully watched over; defended; protected. SYNONYM(S): watched.
2. careful; prudent; cautious: »

“Maybe” was his guarded answer to my question.

SYNONYM(S): circumspect.
guard´ed|ly, adverb.
guard´ed|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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