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Nov 9, 2012
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Words to describe people

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emulous
vegete
nonesuch
pervicacious
cautelous

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with Anu Garg

cautelous

PRONUNCIATION:
(KOT-uh-luhs)

MEANING:
adjective:
1. Cautious.
2. Crafty.

ETYMOLOGY:
From French cauteleux (cunning). Earliest documented use: 1384.

USAGE:
"Boeotian and cautelous people should not read this ad! You're reading on? Great! You're obviously bright, adventurous, and game enough for Belvoir St Theatre."
The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia); Feb 25, 1987.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people. -Virginia Woolf, writer (1882-1941)

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