prudent pilots avoid them when they can, not simply for safety reasons, but to give us a smoother flight.
I bear some responsibility for moving the party of the parsimonious and prudent use of force to “all war all the time.”
She also touted the “prudent limits” Obama placed on the use of drone strikes.
It is, rather famously, not the most prudent move to get a Ph.D in philosophy.
Support for prudent uses of military force no longer disqualifies a Democratic politician from being an authentic liberal.
So it happened with Cleopatra, who with the assistance of her mother's prudent counsels, became an amiable girl.
He resolved to be as prudent as possible, and avoid, as far as he could, any altercation with Haley.
On gaining the pine grove, a council was held to devise what was the most prudent step to take.
A prudent person, lapsing into a dilemma, is specially discomfitted.
I love her, but she lacks that prudent hesitancy which so often gives a man his power over circumstances.
late 14c., from Old French prudent "with knowledge, deliberate" (c.1300), from Latin prudentem (nominative prudens) "knowing, skilled, sagacious, circumspect;" rarely in literal sense "foreseeing;" contraction of providens, present participle of providere "to foresee" (see provide). Related: Prudently.