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guarded

 [gahr´ded]
of uncertain outcome; said of a patient condition.
References in classic literature ?
The answer she received was guarded in the extreme: it did not impress her with a favorable opinion of Mr.
Unfortunately, we do not live in the times of the great emperor, we live in the times of the cardinal; and three days hence, however well the secret might be guarded, it would be known, I say, that we were to fight, and our combat would be prevented.
The one, therefore, is guarded by the citizens, the other against them.