Prudential
Prudential Pru*den"tial, n. That which relates to or demands the exercise of, discretion or prudence; -- usually in the pl. [1913 Webster]

Many stanzas, in poetic measures, contain rules relating to common prudentials as well as to religion. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]


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