cautiously


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cau·tious

 (kô′shəs)
adj.
1. Showing or practicing caution; careful.
2. Tentative or restrained; guarded: felt a cautious optimism that the offer would be accepted.

cau′tious·ly adv.
cau′tious·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.cautiously - as if with kid gloves; with caution or prudence or tact; "she ventured cautiously downstairs"; "they handled the incident with kid gloves"
incautiously, carelessly - without caution or prudence; "one unfortunately sees historic features carelessly lost when estates fall into unsympathetic hands"
2.cautiously - in a conservative manner; "we estimated the number of demonstrators conservatively at 200,000."

cautiously

adverb carefully, alertly, discreetly, tentatively, warily, prudently, judiciously, guardedly, circumspectly, watchfully, vigilantly, cagily (informal), mindfully The government has reacted cautiously to the report.
Translations
بِحَذَربِحَذَر، باحْتِراس
opatrně
forsigtigt
varovasti
oprezno
varfærnislega
慎重に
조심스럽게
previdno
försiktigt
อย่างระมัดระวัง
dikkatliceihtiyatlaözenli bir şekilde
một cách thận trọng

cautiously

[ˈkɔːʃəslɪ] ADVcautelosamente, con cautela
cautiously optimisticmoderadamente or prudentemente optimista

cautiously

[ˈkɔːʃəsli] adv [say, respond] → prudemment, avec prudence; [act, proceed] → prudemment, avec prudence; [move] → avec précaution; [optimistic] → prudemment
The government reacted cautiously → Le gouvernement a réagi prudemment.
She cautiously opened the door → Elle a ouvert la porte avec précaution.
to be cautiously optimistic about sth → être d'un optimisme prudent à propos de qch

cautiously

adv move, say, reactvorsichtig; welcomeverhalten; acceptmit Vorbehalten; cautiously optimisticverhalten optimistisch

cautiously

[ˈkɔːʃəslɪ] advcautamente, prudentemente

caution

(ˈkoːʃən) noun
1. carefulness (because of possible danger etc). Exercise caution when crossing this road.
2. in law, a warning. The policeman gave him a caution for speeding.
verb
to give a warning to. He was cautioned for drunken driving.
ˈcautionary adjective
ˈcautious adjective
having or showing caution; careful. She used to trust everyone but she's more cautious now; a cautious driver.
ˈcautiously adverb

cautiously

بِحَذَر opatrně forsigtigt vorsichtig προσεκτικά con cautela varovasti avec prudence oprezno cautamente 慎重に 조심스럽게 voorzichtig varsomt ostrożnie cautelosamente осторожно försiktigt อย่างระมัดระวัง özenli bir şekilde một cách thận trọng 慎重地
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Cautiously opening the gate the fellow peered carefully along the wall upon the outside in the direction from which he had come.
So it was that as the second mate of the Ithaca with his six men waded down the bed of the little stream toward the harbor and the ship, a fleet of ten war prahus manned by over five hundred fierce Dyaks and commanded by Muda Saffir himself, pulled cautiously into the little cove upon the opposite side of the island, and landed but a quarter of a mile from camp.
Natasha rose slowly and carefully, crossed herself, and stepped cautiously on the cold and dirty floor with her slim, supple, bare feet.
The next day when he cautiously returned to get his axe, he found the following lines pencilled on the stump:
LOOKING CAUTIOUSLY ABOUT, George Willard arose from his desk in the office of the Winesburg Eagle and went hurriedly out at the back door.
Cautiously he moved forward until his out-stretched hand touched a wall, then very slowly he traveled around the four walls of the chamber.
Sometimes, however, he dropped cautiously and slowly behind and edged in between the old leader and the she-wolf.
We crept cautiously and silently from tree to tree till we got a good view of the scene.
Cautiously we went back to the snake; he was still groping with his tail, turning up his ugly belly in the light.
He did not omit to avail himself of the opportunity, cautiously and briefly; too cautiously to betray his presence by the slightest noise.
I had not long to wait before a stealthy sound apprised me of their nearness, and then a war-bonneted, paint-streaked face was thrust cautiously around the shoulder of the cliff, and savage eyes looked into mine.
High in a treetop he stopped, and, poking his head cautiously from behind a branch, looked down with an air of trepi- dation.