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|part of speech:
||taking care to avoid danger or trouble; careful.
The children were cautious as they entered the haunted house.
- careful, wary
- adventurous, daredevil, daring, impetuous, impulsive, reckless
- similar words:
- on guard, prudent, safe, vigilant, watchful
||cautiously (adv.), cautiousness (n.)