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Prudent and Proximity

Difficult Words : Prudent and Proximity

Proximity (prok SIM I tee) n: nearness

I can't stand being in the proximity of a nuclear explosion. The radiation leaves my hair a mess.

In a big city, one is almost always in the proximity of a restaurant.

Prudent (PROOD unt) adj: careful, having foresight

Joe is a prudent money manager. He doesn't invest heavily in race-horses and he puts only a small part of his savings in the office football pool. Joe is the epitome of prudence.

The opposite of prudent is imprudent.

It was imprudent of us to pour gasoline all over the floor of our living room and then light a fire in the fireplace.

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