For this apparently new and shiny one-state bauble is in fact a prudently discarded historical relic.
During the Cuban missile crisis of 1963, my father purchased a painting he could not then prudently afford.
But instead of prudently adjusting their behavior, they're being bizarrely short-sighted and irresponsible.
If only other American presidents had acted so prudently before embarking on military endeavors.
When Joan Fontaine wanted to insult Hedda Hopper, she prudently dulled the sting by making herself a target as well.
Scotty and Angel realized that something was going on, but prudently remained under cover.
None of his companions needed to be told how to get prudently away.
"Certainly I shall not dispute it, señora," Juan answered, prudently.
But Isabel, who knew how to ride, prudently forbore to express an opinion.
Our Ministers foresaw our ill-success at sea, and prudently laid a nest-egg for a war on the Continent.
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.