Đồng nghĩa của careful

Alternative for careful

Đồng nghĩa: cautious, prudent, watchful,

Trái nghĩa: careless, reckless,

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Done with or showing thought and attention
painstaking conscientious scrupulous meticulous attentive accurate fastidious particular punctilious thorough assiduous fussy precise deliberate diligent exhaustive heedful industrious judicious methodical orderly provident rigorous sedulous cautious circumspect dedicated exact faithful finicky full intensive laborious strict thoughtful concerned elaborate exacting observant prim regardful religious searching solid thoroughgoing chary correct discreet loving nice perfectionist pernickety persnickety picky selfdisciplined strenuous in-depth going to great lengths by the book by the numbers detailed close demanding minute systematic delicate complete choosy finical studious pedantic discriminating critical refined regular efficient ultra-careful choosey fine comprehensive punctual unerring ordered dainty persevering formal structured finicking scientific discerning fussbudgety overnice hard-working organized nitpicking selective old-maidish businesslike mathematical all-out hairline tough all-inclusive faddy logical planned methodic all-embracing pinpoint neat keen proper nit-picky extensive hard to please nit-picking faddish well organized conscionable organised systematized earnest sweeping spot-on intent persistent coherent rigid unflagging zealous fixed methodized out-and-out constant systematised severe discriminative literal profound well ordered choicy sharp difficult hair-splitting skilful skillful busy concentrated unmistakable defined acute squeamish tidy explicit over-particular active blow-by-blow full-dress disciplined well-ordered veridical tireless stringent true right engaged employed bustling well-regulated faultless reliable serious working matter-of-fact total well thought out plugging encyclopedic deep stiff sensitive particularized definite routine on the button all-encompassing far-reaching on the nose compendious itemized practical controlled hairsplitting clean clocklike inflexible universal embracive inclusive cyclopedic circumstantial intense panoramic omnibus perceptive arranged prissy hypercritical specific whole-hog from A to Z encyclopaedic systematical together authentic veracious cover-all all-in broad-gauge broad-gauged difficult to please indefatigable truthful factual well planned well regulated uncompromising untiring just genuine astute swotty tied-up hopping occupied particularised itemised deft concrete distinct perfect definitive discriminatory ultraprecise tasteful full-scale fussbudget hard subtle clear-cut steady determined nuanced widespread considered purposeful standardized dependable conventional sticklerish over-fastidious overcritical heavy hellacious select eclectic puritanical pass-remarkable inch-perfect global eager beaver overdelicate standard consistent exquisite slick rough well-organized finespun radical opinionated analytical coordinated fiddly spot on on the mark bang on standardised expeditious stickling joined-up effective impossible to please soup to nuts all the way royal plenty absolute slam-bang wary on the money watchful focused important stickler concentrating listening unwearied alert unremitting grinding whiz considerable professional thoroughpaced calculated measured focussed microscopic carping nonrandom mincing workaday meaningful substantial significant tricky duteous stilted decorous stiff-necked ceremonious starchy umbrella overprecise competent complex complicated pure prudish stuffy thoroughly extensively sure captious easily disgusted queasy very careful wall-to-wall fretful fuddy-duddy obsessive priggish full-blown catholic practised precision upright overparticular civil seemly formalistic overconscientious overscrupulous polite courteous no stone unturned the word cultivated crossing the t's white-glove dotting the i's ultra-fine fine-drawn dead on incorrupted winning superior nifty Victorian strait-laced schoolmarmish pragmatic unwavering hanging in hanging tough playing safe concerted lethal deadly on target well aimed shrewd insightful perspicacious right on good eye walking on eggs practiced accomplished enterprising hardworking direct vigorous all-absorbing errorless cultured discriminational differential minding p's and q's heart and soul into unambiguous flawless certain prompt timely artistic aesthetic specialized specialised infallible explosive heavy-duty violent vehement excruciating vicious fearsome ghastly high-pressure fierce terrible resolute frightful dreadful blistering furious ferocious almighty fearful wise with good taste individualising prudent individualizing esthetic error-free accelerated fast insistent speeded-up dogged driven tenacious lifelike fair convincing realistic committed steadfast pertinacious immediate seasonable on time early speedy unrelenting eager veristic verisimilar recurrent in good time on the dot periodic cyclic quick ready true to life slogging operose persisting plodding telling it like it is on the nail fact-based on the beam testing challenging to schedule in time on schedule when expected well timed arduous gruelling taxing spot on time under the wire bang on time onerous toilsome word-perfect grueling burdensome leaving no stone unturned as it really happened murderous killer back-breaking tall uphill pick-and-shovel tiring moiling backbreaking killing Augean sweaty punishing formidable effortful rugged herculean exigent Herculean trying weighty grievous oppressive trim well-kept shipshape in order regulated framed set-up alike uniform spick-and-span rangé all together in apple-pie order to rights in shape neat as button neat as pin in good shape unequivocal clear unquestionable real valid unvarnished indubitable categorical undeniable conclusive veritable irrefutable indisputable honest actual good unembellished positive straightforward plain dead-on incontrovertible incontestable undistorted bona fide on-target obvious patent verbatim certified manifest legitimate authoritative proven unassailable sound express credible undoubted inarguable beyond doubt verifiable trustworthy so unfailing legit kosher evident beyond question objective sure-enough unadulterated final unarguable unchallengeable established word for word impeccable decisive demonstrable unimpeachable certifiable irrefragable unanswerable palpable emphatic historical dinkum accepted unembroidered unqualified compelling watertight self-evident decided transparent beyond dispute assured echt dead right open and shut undeviating pukka pucka natural unelaborated appropriate existent documentary nonfictional official downright authenticated firm very undebatable inerrant exactly right observable univocal de facto apodictic crystal clear uncontroversial surefire confirmed not in doubt sure-fire fail-safe unalloyed beyond a shadow of a doubt undisputed naturalistic on the level attested rich surgical simple creditable similar well defined unexaggerated unfaked fitting unabridged true-to-life outright acceptable unmistaken elaborated word-for-word dead inevitable seriatim without error all right guaranteed letter-for-letter fit ultimate bare sensible determinate safe verified demonstrative in depth apparent foolproof failsafe nailed-on pronounced marked acknowledged clinching well founded settled set can't-miss honest-to-goodness double-checked airtight undisputable to the letter cold florid bull's-eye straight from horse's mouth as plain as a pikestaff nailed down just right as true as I'm sitting here staring one in the face for real no mistake stated as true as I'm standing here true story case just so clearly defined historically veracious resembling vérité topical intrinsic unswerving utter reputable unrefuted unshakable uncanny historically faithful individual believable what really happened what actually happened unmitigated consummate satisfactory sheer preferable inerrable invariable gospel stark uncontestable unequivocable well grounded well-proven in accordance with the facts well-defined on the ball admissible arrant irrevocable impregnable invincible irresistible letter for letter narrow in accordance with reality ideal hunky-dory overt recognized confirmable doubtless real life immaculate amen solemn sure thing no two ways about it learned plentiful copious profuse abundant lavish ample identical blunt secure unadorned pat well-founded well-grounded flat undoubtable scholarly based on facts ordinary written usual verbal liberal sufficient telling irrebuttable overwhelming forceful ironclad odds-on apodeictic in the bag as sure as eggs is eggs recognised questionless graphic characteristic archetypal representative guileless typical ingenuous archetypical in every respect perspicuous lucid line-for-line just what the doctor ordered just what we need rational artless unaffected straight from the horse's mouth the real McCoy understandable easily understandable clearly expressed documented righteous respected supported circumstantiated validated unbiased unprejudiced establishable down pat beyond a shadow of doubt for certain no ifs ands or buts without doubt on the right track free of error average unpretentious undesigning unpretending normal developed cinematic filmic vivid nof ifs ands or buts historically accurate can bet on it not figurative apt satisfying literatim enumerated honest-to-God straight sure-thing for-sure no buts about it real stuff on the up-and-up really-truly suitable dinky-di pictorial true-life card-carrying in detail broad-ranging point-by-point real McCoy orthodox original at length true-blue undeceptive due visual retentive unfabled on the numbers from the horse's mouth deductive experimental tested efficacious unfeigned applicable no ifs ands or buts about it that's a fact lawful photographic camera-friendly photogenic picturesque sovereign proved legal high-principled uncounterfeited bonafide meet qualified felicitous pretty desired becoming suited befitting tried and true insured concluded stipulated tried and tested warranted ensured on the line on the up and up like it is de règle fair dinkum tangible material corporeal set in stone

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Avoiding potential danger, mishap, or harm
cautious alert heedful chary circumspect guarded vigilant wary apprehensive attentive aware observant watchful cagey conservative considerate gingerly measured mindful prudent awake leery perceptive protective safe suspicious unhurried deliberate on guard playing safe on the lookout on the watch on your toes discreet on the qui vive wide-awake restrained regardful tentie tenty on one's toes on the alert Argus-eyed open-eyed hesitant on the ball mistrustful distrustful sceptical dubious calculating on the job ready doubtful skeptical all ears thoughtful sharp canny tentative wide awake with eyes peeled questioning on your guard not missing a trick prepared solicitous alive keen reluctant beady-eyed unsure doubting timid anxious wise suspecting reserved reticent tactful defensive uneasy frugal concentrating quick eagle-eyed acute shy keen-eyed thrifty sharp-eyed judicious paying attention sparing hawk-eyed on tiptoe disbelieving provident scrupulous cynical observative jealous unbelieving incredulous uncertain interested wakeful caring wired unsleeping respectful conscious active non-committal intelligent bright fastidious unexciting moderate boring unenterprising gimlet-eyed keeping a weather eye on things heads up fast on the draw with eyes like a hawk parsimonious noncommittal diplomatic economical unadventurous concerned conscientious observing insomniac sensible nervous politic sleepless worried iffy uptight sensitive intentive advertent lacking confidence lacking trust saving belt-and-braces discerning lacking faith with reservations focused hip unconvinced discriminating undecided thinking twice watching out unsettled spirited clever agog negativistic trustless insomnious walking on eggs watching one's step hinky focussed handling with kid gloves keeping on one's toes waking astir keeping a weather eye on psyched up good hands keeping your eyes peeled looking for bright-eyed and bushy-tailed switched on waiting on with it with weather eye open looking to on alert on toes delicate zealous squeamish dainty temperate secretive mistrusting gentle calm gradual dutiful taking notice evasive elusive tight-lipped precautionary untrusting skittish patient glued hooked equivocal kind deferential deferent sly unwasteful vague unrevealing controlled with one's eyes open keeping one's eyes skinned softly-softly with one's eyes skinned keeping a weather eye open keeping one's eyes open keeping one's eyes peeled forethoughtful shrewd precautious quick-witted tender overcautious overcareful duteous arrect restless show-me distrusting intent agile astute responsive restive jaundiced loving devoted quizzical wondering ambivalent fearful without faith not born yesterday without belief having reservations in doubt all there whip-smart dead repetitious mind-numbing ho-hum tiresome stale unvaried tiring insipid uninteresting dull old routine monotonous tedious flat wearisome humdrum percipient studious heeding noticing walking on egg shells taking it slow hedging one's bets with one's eyes peeled listening been hit before rapt committed earnest deep rigorous diligent surveying understanding clear-sighted deducing correct eager searching considering comprehending penetrating discovering detecting contemplating perky disturbed with your wits about you on top of on the stick lively clued-in clued up vital quick off the mark quick on the uptake assiduous reckful without sleep tossing and turning unable to sleep timorous traditional conventional unimaginative fully awake wide-eyed listening carefully jazzed motherly fatherly maternal warm straight stay-at-home uncreative strait-laced narrow-minded square stuffy limited have reservations have misgivings loath paternal stick-in-the-mud expectant averse afraid disinclined mean possessive gallant stingy cognizant inhibited constrained miserly particular clinging overprotective chivalrous alive to upon one's guard sentient witting ware conscious of aware of knowledgeable knowing conversant sensible of awake to careful of chary of wary of cognizant of acquainted with watchful of wise to alert to heedful of au courant on to plugged in tuned in regardful of recognizant of hip to in the know be up on know ins and outs know all the answers

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Showing empathy for others
empathetic empathic sensitive understanding commiserative sympathetic benevolent compassionate humane kind thoughtful caring considerate gentle kindly tender feeling pitying tolerant comforting warm maternal fond loving protective affectionate maternalistic mother nurturing devoted sheltering protecting watchful caretaking supporting motherly perceptive receptive tactful tenderhearted sympathizing commiserating tender-hearted supportive consoling condoling attentive aware intuitive concerned diplomatic cognizant patient discerning conscious impressionable reactive responsive sensitized impressible unselfish sensitised insightful knowing sympathising emotionable perceiving supersensitive finely tuned touchy feely tuned in turned on to softhearted soft warmhearted kindhearted charitable beneficent warm-hearted benignant kind-hearted good-hearted merciful soft-hearted generous helpful indulgent solicitous good-natured altruistic big-hearted all heart mild gracious lenient doting sweet encouraging sentimental benign forgiving philanthropic goodhearted large-hearted soothing reassuring bleeding-heart giving selfless fatherly fatherlike humanitarian friendly great-hearted open-hearted forbearing genial clement moved emotional obliging magnanimous human approachable bighearted consolatory uplifting inspiring inspiriting sorry philanthropical piteous vicarious appreciative boosting gratifying stimulating touchy-feely cheering cheerful fulfilling mushy nice amiable amicable having heart in right place bleeding heart comprehending open-minded well-disposed accommodating full of pity condolatory accepting interested fiery irritable sensorial vulnerable high-strung nervous sensible demonstrative fragile passionate sensory appreciating affirmative good paternal enthusiastic civilized approving positive gladdening heartening calming heartwarming decent accessible righteous liberal neighborly neighbourly pleasing broad-minded civilised ruthful sparing touched adopted imagined assumed welcome old softie well disposed do-good well meaning loving and giving well-intentioned stirred hospitable agreeable pleasant lovable personable impressed congenial affable lovely cordial likeable mellow melted stimulated affected influenced conciliatory easygoing prepossessing winsome delightful unpresumptuous charming unassuming engaging simpatico reasonable sweet-natured companionable barley-sugar as nice as pie likable sociable winning appealing taking mild-mannered enchanting good-tempered captivating good-humoured sweet-tempered good-humored even-tempered harmless deeply moved

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Having, showing, or done with good judgment or sense
judicious wise prudent sensible considered sound discerning shrewd informed astute cautious diplomatic discreet discriminating politic rational thoughtful enlightened expedient sagacious circumspect canny commonsensical intelligent perceptive reasonable acute advisable insightful percipient clever logical perspicacious sage sapient sober strategic desirable judgmatic judgmatical pawky practical sane savvy skilful smart tactical argute efficacious accurate calculating considerate judicial just keen profound seasonable seemly sharp skillful sophisticated thorough wary common-sense well advised well judged clear-sighted far-sighted well-advised well-judged quick-witted worldly-wise well thought out heads-up long-headed tactful subtle knowing watchful foresighted heedful delicate cunning learned cagey artful wily erudite scholarly intuitive guarded vigilant sensitive deliberate chary intellectual observant contemplative polite crafty understanding sly conservative gingerly safe courteous dexterous dextrous softly-softly guileful provident knowledgeable scrupulous educated experienced punctilious reasoned cogitative alert attentive philosophical levelheaded penetrating pragmatic deep controlled scheming full of insight civil reserved aware respectful gentle reflective adroit hardheaded clear-eyed heady temperate slippery slick foxy sympathetic deft suave balanced conniving contriving brainy kid-glove measured moderate smooth gracious treating with kid gloves cluey deliberated showing great knowledge with great knowledge leery prescient pragmatical forearmed designing manipulative devious Machiavellian playing one's cards close to one's chest solid justified good visionary clairvoyant cool-headed far-seeing well-balanced well-informed adept well-reasoned well-founded well reasoned conciliatory arch intriguing capable bland opportunistic cordial decorous polished urbane poised mannerly skilled kind disingenuous unscrupulous premeditating slim meticulous philosophic studious fastidious treating something with kid gloves close-lipped sharp-witted finicky methodical close-mouthed meditative introspective earnest reflecting musing pondering analytical cerebral pensive thinking museful ruminative solemn grave studied awake noncommittal precautious whip-smart suss sussed hard-boiled restrained steady mature ingenious nimble-witted hep streetwise able frugal quick even having foresight on lookout not rash well thought-out well-grounded with it street smart on the ball street-smart tolerant modest regular like a clam as sharp as a tack having fancy footwork deep-thinking mild easy lenient disciplined peaceable abstinent compromising untroubled not given to excesses not excessive bright brilliant genius farsighted incisive realistic well informed well-read commonsense cultured cultivated academic bookish responsible resourceful astucious precocious well educated exceptional well read down-to-earth lettered gnostic matter-of-fact piercing in the know critical recondite commonsensible valid esoteric level-headed fast supersmart nimble highbrow firm literate witty ultrasmart whiz grounded widely read gifted conversant hyperintelligent sharp-sighted razor-sharp quick on the uptake sentient open-eyed downy apt literary well-thought-out cool civilized abstruse responsive coherent no-nonsense fly pedantic cute hard well versed donnish illuminated expert analytic sharpened media-savvy well-educated rapier-like civilised scientific competent imaginative together creative all there genial self-aware keen-witted hip sophic reliable enterprising joined-up refined tasteful healthy congruent selective businesslike hard-headed obscure insighted hard-nosed into scholastic schooled serious egghead agile quick off the mark weighty arcane penetrative wise up worldly tutored well-taught appreciative conscious unprovincial qualified seasoned hermetic hermetical exquisite fine occult orphic acroamatic secret with both feet on the ground with one's feet on the ground cognizant tuned in ear to the ground knows what's what einstein inventive talented clued-up with-it tuned-in having been around instructed alive comprehending ready original razor-like razor sharp know how many beans make five having a good head on one's shoulders having no flies on very smart sharp as a tack consequent serious-minded full of common sense playing safe thinking twice au courant hedging one's bets steady-going having all one's marbles in right mind versed posted well-rounded accomplished omniscient polymath pansophic professorial tricky beguiling underhand dodgy cagy probing inside shark calculated wised up on the inside on top of up on

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Feeling or showing worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome
anxious uneasy worried troubled concerned nervous fearful tense apprehensive distressed disturbed disquieted edgy perturbed agitated fretful jittery overwrought jumpy upset bothered fretting twitchy uptight afraid antsy wired stressed uncomfortable unsettled flurried nervy restless discomposed shaky unquiet aflutter atwitter dithery fidgety insecure queasy queazy shaking solicitous spooked toey angstful angsty frightened goosey hinky hyper overstrung scared shivery spooky squirrelly stressy taut unglued watchful windy aghast bugged dreading hung up ill at ease in suspense on edge on tenterhooks strung up under stress worked up a bundle of nerves in a flap in a stew in a sweat in a tizz in a tizzy in a twitter keyed up strung out worried sick a wreck het up hot and bothered in a spin in a state of agitation in a state of nerves shook up a basket case all of a dither all of a lather having kittens in a state in a twit sweating bullets in a flat spin on pins and needles shot to pieces like a cat on a hot tin roof like a cat on hot bricks like a fish out of water having butterflies in the stomach with one's heart in one's mouth with one's stomach in knots with butterflies in one's stomach timid shy excitable skittish trepidatious neurotic flighty skittery brittle spasmodic fluttery mousy timorous hysterical easily agitated easily frightened high-strung highly strung alarmed shaken disconcerted flustered dismayed ruffled unnerved rattled vexed discombobulated distraught fazed embarrassed confused self-conscious hesitant tormented restive discomfited irked strained terrified awkward thrown harassed discountenanced anguished annoyed shocked panicky in a dither hurt sad unhappy grieved saddened out of place unrelaxed tortured irritated plagued frantic inconvenienced suspicious perplexed muddled gutted beside oneself horrified cut up in a cold sweat bashful shrinking retiring distracted afflicted excited unsure unrestful uncertain traumatized beset riled frenzied pained harrowed depressed petrified hassled disappointed choked traumatised doubtful angered horror-struck worried stiff wounded in turmoil put out blue scared stiff scared to death angry frit bummed out broken up irrational lily-livered phobic frozen all torn up running scared in a funk angst-ridden in a blue funk have cold feet pessimistic burdened unsteady impatient turbulent fraught asea disorderly exercised exacerbated puzzled displeased chagrined aggravated mortified pestered harried miffed provoked overemotional irritable palpitant wrung peevish irascible wavering unpeaceful unbalanced disorientated emotional histrionic inhibited faltering unnatural gauche all nerves trembling quaking reserved introverted blushing disoriented bewildered disheartened on the qui vive galled chafed withdrawn inflamed strange lost overactive hectic heated feverish hyperactive distrustful discomforted unconfident clutched foreboding mistrustful stirred up flapping falling apart worrying stiff weak moved in a panic aroused butterflies in stomach biting one's nails in a lather bricking oneself fixated tied up in knots obsessed overanxious paranoid intimidated affrighted all of a flutter having stage fright biting nails having butterflies having cold feet having a funny feeling lacking social skills tongue-tied scary diffident terrorized hysteric hot under the collar pusillanimous afeared faint-hearted weak-kneed sheepish goose-bumpy nerveless spineless rabbity chickenhearted quivery unmanly terrorised shaking in one's shoes offended fretted low verklempt unzipped miserable in disorder amazed terror-struck come apart psyched out startled panic-struck at sixes and sevens terror-stricken horror-stricken wretched disconsolate dejected despondent devastated morose heavyhearted broken melancholy sorrowful doleful bitter heartbroken dolorous desolate inconsolable cheerless frightened to death funky grieving despairing weeping down overwhelmed bereaved wrecked mournful heartsick rueful hurting scared out of your wits panic-stricken in a fluster in a frenzy frightened out of your wits mourning haunted woeful shook crushed agonized dolesome sorrowing bewailing persecuted bemoaning wailing agonised suffering aching broken-hearted grief-stricken brokenhearted woebegone in pain heavy with grief racked with suffering overcome with sorrow racked with pain

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(of a quality or result) Achieved or maintained by careful and deliberate effort
studied calculated deliberate measured conscious considered intentional knowing purposeful thoughtful mannered volitional advised affected artificial contrived designed feigned forced guarded labored laboured planned premeditated reasoned strained studious thought-out weighed well-considered wilful aforethought examined investigated overdone overworked plotted prepared prepense reviewed self-conscious thought-about thought-through voluntary willful willing gone into circumspect prudent well thought-out well-thought-out intended purposive preconceived done on purpose pre-planned willed witting prearranged set thought out in advance purposed strategic contemplated judicious determined well thought out unforced predetermined wanton designful thought out deliberately planned rational on purpose aimed meant computed cold-blooded meditated reasoning reflective responsible preconcerted informed laid-out rigged fixed sewn-up set-up proposed cogent lucid methodical sensible justified intelligent commonsense predestined framed up stacked deck contracted anticipated scrupulous planned out learned thought through well advised well-founded well chosen tactical sober pondered provident politic organized organised diplomatic shrewd scheduled projected carefully chosen cunning well-planned outlined prospective estimated selected with care rehearsed optional discretionary open schemed predesigned predeterminate express elective discretional unenforced unconstrained non-compulsory non-mandatory permissive uncompelled spontaneous independent unprescribed free-willed controlled freely gratuitous wished autonomous unasked not required chosen elected unbidden opted with forethought with intent at your discretion up to the individual open to choice

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Done competently but without flair
workmanlike masterly efficient expert professional skilled adept proficient satisfactory skilful painstaking tasty thorough adroit artful bravura competent deft delicate dexterous dextrous masterful practiced practised skillful virtuoso accomplished able crack capable experienced polished ace talented clever mean crackerjack master good handy versed consummate educated veteran brilliant great gifted compleat nifty superb apt professed complete stellar excellent first-rate wizard genius fine quick trained slick wicked sharp nimble outstanding well versed magnificent qualified neat exceptional agile superlative supreme dazzling impressive nimble-fingered seasoned ingenious habile smart first-class savvy out of this world knowledgeable precise topflight whiz nippy schooled finely judged smooth exceptionally good practical well-versed a hand at big league accurate multiskilled multitalented finished superior world-class exquisite astute peerless effective au fait ready versant pro learned sure-handed effectual fitted taught well-rounded tutored all-round refined all-around marvellous brainy elite prompt facile demon class old there cool vet marvelous a dab hand at on the ball wised up tuned in top-notch preeminent transcendent effortless certified active A1 fit dynamite hot first class best resourceful sly useful proper suitable reliable very well having the know-how wonderful formidable shrewd productive splendid notable glorious balanced deadly organized cunning canny specialist businesslike leet cute fleet rangé right on errorless dead-on spot-on serviceable suited sure-fire well sporting exact on-target trustworthy stringent organised intelligent extraordinarily skilled very skilled highly skilled exceptionally skilled immensely skilled highly trained highly qualified having know-how having good hands hardy hot tamale faultless up to speed bright flawless impeccable perfect tested graceful keen conversant mature well trained hardened creative versatile flexible inventive familiar magic tried hotshot up to snuff long-serving wise equal battle-scarred ambidextrous remarkable alert artistic up to it with it quick-witted lithe sharp-witted top-hole knowing imaginative ingenuous terrific tremendous lively spry immaculate pure lissom whip-smart sprightly strong light-footed limber acrobatic supple light adaptable smashing awesome established fab fleet-footed leading equipped multifaceted acute perceptive ideal phenomenal lightsome tip-top precocious twinkle-toed very good sophisticated endowed prepared adequate many-sided discerning plastic varied mobile pliable functional elastic all-purpose protean puttylike various instructed fast perspicacious choice crafty supersmart ultrasmart hyperintelligent fluent top-drawer old hand methodical champion crisp nimble-footed original complex complicated eligible sensational fantastic fabulous innovative powerful unrivaled intellectual exercised time-served strict well-executed unrivalled inspired extraordinary clean innovational variable scholarly worldly-wise brill weathered profound erudite penetrating cerebral long-time fertile worldly elaborate rational lissome swift quick-moving innovatory originative Promethean disciplined zippy eggheaded whip subtle lithesome featly light-foot gracile feline brisk very intelligent deviceful knowing the score Einstein whiz kid sharp as a tack not born yesterday know the ropes on the beam class act no slouch been around no dummy quick on the trigger shining at quick on the uptake prodigious confident decent straight decisive impeccably credentialed methodic prolific systematic well-endowed kosher quintessential exemplary ultimate mighty well credentialed pitch-perfect happy express categorical classic voluble redoubtable virtuosic sure-footed licensed chartered invincible indomitable employable long-term certificated advanced specialized switched-on well-informed acquainted inch-perfect elegant handpicked capital deluxe hep hip appropriate top topnotch distinguished super star sensible habituated drilled phenom sussed universal dominant perfected dynamic ultraefficient specialised sik exo easy toughened matured puissant amazing well executed cultivated select beautiful enterprising intuitive insightful perfectly-executed wide-awake vigilant feasible forward supremely skilled worthy responsible astounding admirable right fitting malleable authorized rounded sport accustomed well up receptive urbane arty untainted ten paradisiacal matchless aces utopian untarnished foolproof crowning beyond compare unmarred unequaled absolute culminating sublime paradisiac A-OK out-of-this-world stainless excelling classical defectless blameless spotless sound indefectible unblemished clever with one's hands good with one's hands adept physically multilayered polygonal manifold multidimensional quick-thinking licenced proved authorised accepted trailblazing razor-sharp rad phat schmick teachable killer useable working realizable realisable hyperefficient usable practicable sufficient know backwards and forwards highly endowed know one's onions golden desirable preferable up on cultured pioneering the right stuff knowing one's stuff broken in adjustable multiform polymorphic polymorphous nobody's fool quick to learn deep well up in worldly wise been there in the know versed in observant sensitive thinking outside the box nimble-witted quick off the mark have the goods ahead of one's peers out of the ordinary have smarts old beyond one's years got it advanced for one's age all there vigorous smart as a whip wide awake mercurial quick on the draw curt wired know one's business know ins and outs know the score all around know one's stuff know the answers very able know stuff steady old-time inured well suited well qualified adapted of long standing past your prime patriarchal full of years athletic discriminating springy sylphlike knows one's stuff from way back wise to ways of the old school tripping artsy-craftsy having the goods knowing the ropes green thumb old-timer cut out for having a knack for having the right stuff like a pistol has what it takes like a one-man band equal to the task up there able to perform unflawed unequalled meticulous fastidious ground-breaking causative teeming constructive avant-garde demiurgic forgetive formative fruitful poetical breaking new ground ultra-fine dainty close finical fine-drawn dead on finicking hairsplitting orderly incorrupted finespun minute hairline definite persnickety winning detailed nice nuanced unerring particular finicky light on one's feet

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Averse to change or innovation and holding traditional values
conservative traditional conventional hidebound orthodox old-fashioned cautious stable die-hard dyed-in-the-wool middle-of-the-road moderate reactionary timid traditionalist unchanging archconservative brassbound button-down buttoned-down guarded mossbacked old-line old-school paleoconservative prudent quiet safe sober standpat traditionalistic ultraconservative unadventurous unenterprising unprogressive temperate bourgeois constant controlled fearful firm fogyish fuddy-duddy illiberal inflexible obstinate redneck right steady unchangeable uncreative undaring unimaginative hard hat holding to not extreme old guard old line white bread in a rut right of center stick in the mud set in one's ways strait-laced stuffy conformist diehard square straight rigid narrow-minded Tory stick-in-the-mud uptight rightist right-wing proper strict staid blimpish ultra-conservative formal prim prudish priggish puritanical uncompromising Victorian stiff starchy intransigent backward-looking obscurantist of the old school narrow established parochial prissy boring correct fogeyish long-established Pooterish alt-right genteel immovable Birchite hard-line classic intolerant niminy-piminy classical suburban philistine ordinary accepted common retrogressive regressive counterrevolutionary small-town mainstream old past customary pompous popular fundamentalist time-honored regular dogmatic family straitlaced punctilious decorous outdated stilted ceremonious doctrinal reserved sedate stodgy prim and proper smug respectable conforming bien pensant out-of-date doctrinaire extremist convinced unreconstructed unhip unrelaxed hard-core deep-dyed old-maidish moralistic ethnocentric purist true-blue universal counter-revolutionary mimsy governessy schoolmistressy schoolmarmish shockable staunch steadfast long-standing indomitable unyielding medieval prehistoric unreceptive mediaeval bigoted unreasonable wary middle-class overscrupulous goody-goody entrenched adamant circumspect tentative cagey mannered austere starched nice solemn chary hesitant severe Grundyish Pecksniffian socially acceptable dated provincial property-owning timorous unexciting stiff-necked commonplace right-leaning uncool restrained stay-at-home limited materialistic shopkeeping propertied rooted right wing shy out of date habitual parish-pump out of the ark behind the times historical acceptable accustomed predictable former ancestral to the right old school prejudiced biased received impersonal ancient folk prior historic approved deadly musty set fanatical puritan familial bygone jaundiced humourless fusty earlier generation intractable individualistic recognized normal old-fogeyish lineal official authoritative usual bluenosed small-minded foetid self-important hot bloated warm fetid arrogant smoky supercilious humorless smelly magisterial important puffy straightlaced prevailing standard authorized prevalent canonical oral unwritten unoriginal familiar acknowledged unheretical petty-minded handed-down close-minded routine derivative well established well-established kosher as dry as dust demure religious sanctioned admitted recognised pious legitimate rightful sound authorised set in your ways from the past old-world old-style of yore set in one's opinions fixed in one's views outmoded straight arrow in line by the numbers nice-nelly according to the book Biedermeier ceremonial comme il faut straight-laced general stock typical expected average everyday characteristic widespread representative current natural archetypal archetypical wonted unexceptional fitting suitable quintessential model standardized ideal fixed typic prototypical emblematic indicative standardised befitting prescriptive fit exemplary matter-of-course ubiquitous prototypal time-honoured true predominant settled confirmed illustrative run-of-the-mill symbolic appropriate paradigmatic bog-standard apt essential going in keeping in character old hat suggestive archetypic regulation patterned prototypic seemly de rigueur overall majority shared decent fashionable legal public becoming rife household vanilla done well-known standard-issue proverbial chronic widely held lawful ruling polite stereotypical proven refined just understood prosaic valid daily unremarkable plain legit garden-variety warranted frequent allowed moral cut-and-dried cut-and-dry garden variety in circulation in vogue statutory due wide collective generic endorsed fair pervasive broad reliable ritual widely used good staple basic mannerly sensible quotidian applicable licensed judicious prescribed workaday accredited stereotyped vulgar precise simple documented meet well-mannered de règle civilized OK virtuous stipulated common or garden comely permitted day-to-day honest agreed upon civilised well worn okay licenced tried and true tried and tested on the level par for the course across the board by the book in force on the up and up lamestream favoured extensive central definitive undoubted uncontested undisputed 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Detailed and complicated in design and planning, involving many carefully arranged elements
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Casually calm and relaxed
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Displaying logic and common sense
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