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careful: out of 25 instances, four, or at most five, have the sense ‘full of care or anxiety’ Err. V. i. 299, R2 II. ii. 75 “careful business,” H5 IV. i. 251 “our careful wives,” R3 I. iii. 83 “him that rais'd me to this careful height” ; Tw.N. IV. ii. 11 “a careful man” (? =careworn from much study).
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    • William Shakespeare, The Comedy of Errors, 5.1
    • William Shakespeare, Henry V, 4.1
    • William Shakespeare, Richard II, 2.2
    • William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Or what you will, 4.2
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