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Related to judiciously: appalling, amicably


Having or exhibiting sound judgment; prudent.

[From French judicieux, from Latin iūdicium, judgment, from iūdex, iūdic-, judge; see judge.]

ju·di′cious·ly adv.
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Adv.1.judiciously - in a judicious manner; "let's use these intelligence tests judiciously"
injudiciously - in an injudicious manner; "these intelligence tests were used injudiciously for many years"
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[dʒuːˈdɪʃəslɪ] ADV (frm) → juiciosamente


[dʒuːˈdɪʃəsli] adv [use] → judicieusement; [say] → judicieusement


[dʒuːˈdɪʃəslɪ] adv (frm) → giudiziosamente


(dʒuˈdiʃəs) adjective
showing wisdom and good sense. a judicious choice of words.
juˈdiciously adverb
juˈdiciousness noun
References in classic literature ?
And as for going as cook, -- though I confess there is considerable glory in that, a cook being a sort of officer on ship-board --yet, somehow, I never fancied broiling fowls; --though once broiled, judiciously buttered, and judgmatically salted and peppered, there is no one who will speak more respectfully, not to say reverentially, of a broiled fowl than I will.
He immediately made him out free papers; deposited a sum of money in the hands of the Quaker, to be judiciously used in assisting him to start in life, and left a very sensible and kind letter of advice to the young man.
When had he ever turned aside himself -- or ever had the chance to do it, if a peasant saw him or any other noble knight in time to judiciously save him the trouble?
We went tearing along in a most exhilarating way, and I performed the delicate duties of my office very well indeed for a first attempt; but perceiving, presently, that I really was going to shoot the bridge itself instead of the archway under it, I judiciously stepped ashore.
But as it was her determination to subdue it, and to prevent herself from appearing to suffer more than what all her family suffered on his going away, she did not adopt the method so judiciously employed by Marianne, on a similar occasion, to augment and fix her sorrow, by seeking silence, solitude and idleness.
Judiciously show a dog his natural prey, if you wish him to bring it down one day.
Dunstan Cass, setting off in the raw morning, at the judiciously quiet pace of a man who is obliged to ride to cover on his hunter, had to take his way along the lane which, at its farther extremity, passed by the piece of unenclosed ground called the Stone-pit, where stood the cottage, once a stone-cutter's shed, now for fifteen years inhabited by Silas Marner.
But I couldn't resist asking him, out of sheer waggery, whether he didn't think a touch of powder, and even, very judiciously applied, a touch of rouge, was an improvement to woman.
I wonder," he said, as he crossed the landing, "whether, by judiciously losing my way, I can catch a glimpse of that girl who is like a golden idol?
A few armed vessels, judiciously stationed at the entrances of our ports, might at a small expense be made useful sentinels of the laws.
How can taxes be judiciously imposed and effectually collected, if they be not accommodated to the different laws and local circumstances relating to these objects in the different States?
It was against his will that Athos took these precautions, but Aramis had very judiciously reminded him that they had no right to be imprudent, that they had been charged by King Charles with a supreme and sacred mission, which, received at the foot of the scaffold, could be accomplished only at the feet of Queen Henrietta.