chariness


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char·y

 (châr′ē)
adj. char·i·er, char·i·est
1. Very cautious; wary: was chary of the risks involved.
2. Not giving or expending freely; sparing: was chary of compliments.

[Middle English chari, careful, sorrowful, from Old English cearig, sorrowful, from cearu, sorrow; see care.]

char′i·ly adv.
char′i·ness n.

chariness

(ˈtʃɛərɪnɪs)
n
the state of being chary
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Noun1.chariness - the trait of being cautious and watchfulchariness - the trait of being cautious and watchful
circumspection, caution - the trait of being circumspect and prudent

chariness

noun
Careful forethought to avoid harm or risk:
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There was much chariness about a Congress-RJD alliance because Lalu Yadav was a prominent foot soldier of the 'JP movement' which took on the Emergency-embroiled Congress regime of Indira Gandhi and brought it to its knees.
Finally, the Task Force was guided by the original drafters' shrewd chariness about naming specific technologies or practices; accordingly, wherever possible, the new language can be read for both analogue and emergent composing technologies, but it more consistently emphasizes the interrelatedness of composing technologies and processes than versions 1.
Allah Almighty did not exercise chariness in granting us His bounties but did we thank Allah Almighty for these?