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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Argus-eyed, Olympian, all ears, all eyes, aloof, apprehensive, armed, arrested, aux aguets, backward, bashful, blank, bridled, buried, cagey, calculating, canny, careful, cautious, chary, chilled, chilly, circumspect, cloaked, cold, concealed, considerate, constrained, controlled, cool, copyrighted, covered, covert, curbed, custodial, defended, deliberate, detached, discreet, disinclined to believe, disposed to doubt, distant, eagle-eyed, expressionless, forbidding, frigid, frosty, gingerly, hard of belief, hawk-eyed, heedful, hesitant, hidden, icy, impassive, impersonal, impervious to persuasion, in check, in leading strings, in remission, inaccessible, inconvincible, incredulous, inhibited, introverted, invulnerable, judicious, keen-eyed, leaving out nothing, leery, lidless, loath, mindful, modest, noncommittal, obscured, observant, offish, on guard, on leash, on the lookout, on the watch, open-eyed, overlooking no possibility, patented, pawky, pent-up, policed, politic, privy, protected, prudent, regardful, reluctant, remote, removed, repressed, reserved, restrained, retarded, reticent, retiring, safe, safeguarded, screened, sharp-eyed, sheltered, shielded, shrinking, shrouded, shy of belief, skeptical, sleepless, slow to act, slowed down, standoff, standoffish, subdued, suppressed, suspecting, suspicious, tentative, thorough, unadventurous, unaffable, unapproachable, uncommunicative, uncongenial, unconvincible, uncredulous, undaring, undemonstrative, under control, under discipline, under restraint, unenterprising, unexpansive, ungenial, unpersuadable, unpersuasible, unprecipitate, unwilling to accept, vigilant, wary, watchful, with open eyes, withdrawn
Dictionary Results for guarded:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
guarded
    adj 1: prudent; "guarded optimism" [syn: guarded,
           restrained]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Guard \Guard\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Guarded; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Gurding.] [OF. guarder, garder, warder, F. garder, fr. OHG.
   wart?n to be on the watch, await, G. marten. See Ward, v. &
   n., and cf. Guard, n.]
   1. To protect from danger; to secure against surprise,
      attack, or injury; to keep in safety; to defend; to
      shelter; to shield from surprise or attack; to protect by
      attendance; to accompany for protection; to care for.
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            For Heaven still guards the right.    --Shak.
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   2. To keep watch over, in order to prevent escape or restrain
      from acts of violence, or the like.
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   3. To protect the edge of, esp. with an ornamental border;
      hence, to face or ornament with lists, laces, etc.

            The body of your discourse is sometime guarded with
            fragments, and the guards are but slightly basted on
            neither.                              --Shak.
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   4. To fasten by binding; to gird. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.

   Syn: To defend; protect; shield; keep; watch.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Guarded \Guard"ed\, a.
   Cautious; wary; circumspect; as, he was guarded in his
   expressions; framed or uttered with caution; as, his
   expressions were guarded. -- Guard"edly, adv. --
   Guard"ed*ness, n.
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