heedful of snakes, we watched our footing while walking through the tall grass to the lake's edge
Recent Examples on the Web That’s partly because retailers have grown less heedful about developing the necessary pipelines, a problem that’s worsened in recent years as retailers saw profits crushed by a push into low-margin e-commerce. —Phil Wahba, Fortune, 13 Feb. 2023 As with recent demands to defund the police or abolish ICE amid our domestic upheavals, such calls should be heard not as literal policy prescriptions but as cries from the heart that demand heedful response. —Suzanne Nossel, WSJ, 10 Mar. 2022 Zhi-shay’ was horrified by his brother’s treatment, but also heedful of the powerful pack rules in which such cruelty is embedded. —Pamela Miller, Star Tribune, 7 Aug. 2020 McMillan initially promised to train fissile material handlers to be more heedful of plutonium-handling perils, for example, and to bring the inventory and safety documents guiding their work up to date. —R. Jeffrey Smith, Science | AAAS, 30 June 2017
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