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Evasive vs Prudent - What's the difference?

evasive | prudent | Related terms |

Evasive is a related term of prudent.


As an adjective evasive

is .

As a proper noun prudent is

.

evasive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Tending to avoid speaking openly or making revelations about oneself.
  • Directed towards avoidance or escape; evasive action .
  • Synonyms

    * elusive, slippery, shifty, cagey, elusory, sly, noncommital * unclear, vague, equivocal, ambiguous * tricky, deceitful, devious

    Derived terms

    * (l) * (l)

    prudent

    English

    (Webster 1913)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Sagacious in adapting means to ends; circumspect in action, or in determining any line of conduct; careful, discreet, sensible; -- opposed to rash; directed by prudence or wise forethought; evincing prudence;
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1864 , author=Jules Verne , title=A Journey to the Center of the Earth , chapter=30 citation , passage=He did not hesitate what to do. It would be prudent to continue on to Omaha, for it would be dangerous to return to the train, which the Indians might still be engaged in pillaging.}}
  • * Moses established a grave and prudent law . --Milton.
  • Practically wise, judicious, shrewd
  • ''His prudent career moves reliably brought him to the top
  • Frugal; economical; not extravagant;
  • Only prudent expenditure may provide quality within a restrictive budget

    Derived terms

    * prudence * prudently

    Synonyms

    * cautious, wary, circumspect, considerate, discreet, judicious, provident, economical, frugal, sagacious, sensible, careful, wise, reasonable

    Antonyms

    * imprudent

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