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Adjective
Cautious and having possible reservations
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“But when asked to review Brigham City, an independent feature film by and about Mormons, I could only approach the task with guarded curiosity.”
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Watched over
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Not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily
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Not complete or absolute
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(predicative) Not exposed to danger or harm
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Equipped with weapons for protection or an attack
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Guarded
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Feeling or showing a resentful suspicion that one's partner is attracted to or involved with someone else
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Of, supporting, or pertaining to traditionalism
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Kept from danger
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Grasped
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Retained
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Kept to oneself and not publicly known
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(of a quality or result) Achieved or maintained by careful and deliberate effort
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Hidden or out of view
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Regarded as too important or too sacrosanct to be changed or interfered with
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To have acted in preparation for something
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Past tense for to protect or defend someone or something
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“On the pretext that the statue was about to be attacked, soldiers were posted to guard the edifice.”
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Past tense for to prevent entry into a secure area or structure
“With the lobster there to guard the entrance from intruders, the eel can live quite comfortably.”
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Past tense for to accompany so as to keep safe from harm or danger
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“Tell me what happened last week, when you were meant to guard the Queen on her secret trip.”
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Past tense for to surveil or watch over (someone)
“His duty was to guard the captive and to keep an eye generally on the state of the camp.”
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Past tense for to be wary of or alert to (something)
“We must guard against the possibility of other bodies offering us gifts with certain conditions which may, in fact, encroach upon the integrity and the independence of the system.”
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Past tense for to hide or suppress something
“When we can properly guard this secret, our duty will be accomplished.”
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(care for) Past tense for to look after
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Past tense for to keep watch over or guard an area by walking or traveling around it
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Past tense for to accompany and look after or supervise
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Past tense for to maintain law and order, typically by guarding or protecting
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Past tense for to enclose or encircle within a space or area
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Past tense for to appreciate or value highly
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Past tense for show or prove to be right, reasonable, or justified
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Past tense for to prepare oneself for something that may eventuate
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