Pronunciation of Cautiously
/kˈɔːʃəsli/, /kˈɔːʃəsli/, /k_ˈɔː_ʃ_ə_s_l_i/
Synonyms for cautiously:
securely, protectively, defensively.
studiously, lovingly, distinctly.
Other synonyms and related words:
scrupulously, attentively, mindfully, conscientiously, prudently, particularly, alertly, watchfully, strictly, heedfully, providently, thoughtfully, fastidiously, thoroughly, fussily, vigilantly, precisely, exactingly, diligently, meticulously, carefully.
Sense 1 (noun)
guardedly, conservatively, carefully.
Usage examples for cautiously:
- Then he remembered and with a sudden fear at his heart moved cautiously. - "The Crimson Sweater", Ralph Henry Barbour.
- Another of its kind approached it cautiously. - "Anything You Can Do ...", Gordon Randall Garrett.
- Still nothing presented itself to his mind, and he at last began to move cautiously forward towards the little fort. - "Middy and Ensign", G. Manville Fenn.