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guarded

Synonyms of guarded in English:

adjective

  • 1 his colleagues showed guarded enthusiasm for the proposal
    cautious, careful, circumspect, wary, chary, reluctant, non-committal, reticent, restrained, reserved, controlled, moderate, discreet, unrevealing, vague, diplomatic, prudent, politic, tactful;
    with reservations
    informal cagey, leery
    [Antonyms] revealing, obvious
  • 2 more guerrillas could be rounded up for the attack on the heavily guarded bridge
    secured, secure, protected, shielded, manned, policed, defended, under guard, under surveillance
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