judicious, adj. 1. discreet, prudent, politic, provident, practical, expedient; circumspect, careful, cautious, mindful, heedful, wary; sensible, commonsen-sical, long-headed; sagacious, sage, wise, sapient, Solomonic, rational, reasonable, logical; well-advised, well-considered, well-judged; discerning, discriminating, judicial. See - judicial (def. 3).
2. shrewd, astute, SI. savvy, keen, clever, subtle, diplomatic, tactful; calculating, sharp, acute; intelligent, smart, apt, ingenious, bright; knowledgeable, versed, enlightened, aware, knowing, wide awake, far-sighted.
judo, n. aikido, jujitsu; martial art.
jug, n. 1. container, vessel, receptacle; bottle, flask;
pitcher, carafe, decanter.
2. crock, pot, urn, vase, bowl.
3. Slang, jail. See - jail (def 1).
juggle, v. 1. fake, alter, change, tamper with, Inf. doctor, Inf. cook; maneuver, manipulate, fix, rig; load, pack, stack, stack the deck; salt, salt the mine, SI. plant.
2. delude, deceive, mislead, beguile, dupe, trick, hoax, humbug, take in, put [s.t.] over on [s.o.], pull a fast one on [s.o.], Inf. slip one over on [s.o.], Inf. bamboozle, SI. snow, SI. diddle, SI. hornswoggle; cheat, swindle, defraud, gull, gammon, victimize, fleece, bilk.
juggler, n. 1. circus artist or performer; magician, illusionist, conjurer, prestidigitator, legerdemainist, sleight-of-hand performer.
2. trickster, deceiver, deluder, beguiler, Inf. bamboozler; cheat, swindler, defrauder, double-dealer, sharp, sharper, Inf. flimflam man, SI. con man or artist, Brit. SI. magsman; imposter, fraud, fake, Inf phony, charlatan, mountebank, quack.
jugglery, n. 1. juggling; magic, prestidigitation, legerdemain, conjuration, sleight of hand, hocus-pocus, mumbo jumbo.
2. trickery, deception, subterfuge, deceit; chicanery, pettifoggery, artifice, Inf skulduggery; foul play, sharp practice, underhand dealing; imposture, fraudu-lency, humbug, false pretense, Chiefly Brit, jiggery-pokery.
juice, n. 1. liquid, fluid, water, secretion; sap, latex, blood, serum, Anat. lymph, grume, Class. Myth. ichor; extract, broth, soup, liquor; nectar, must, wine; drink, beverage, potable, liquid refreshment; cold drink, thirst quencher.
2. essence, strength, vitality, vigor, pith, force.
juicy, adj. 1. succulent, lush, dripping, dribbling, flowing; wet, watery, serous, sappy; damp, moist, spongy.
2. colorful, vivid, picturesque, graphic, vibrant, exciting; suggestive, racy, risque', spicy; stimulating, stirring, rousing, sensational, thrilling; alluring, inviting, enticing, tempting, tantalizing; captivating, provocative, intriguing, fascinating.
jumble, v. 1. disorganize, shuffle, dishevel, make a shambles, Inf turn topsy-turvy, Inf. muss up; clutter, litter, mess, tumble, scatter, strew about; disarrange, disorder, unsettle, discompose; bunch, heap, pile, mass, huddle, cram, throw together; mix, mingle, tangle, entangle; muddle, fuddle, confuse, mistake. -n. 2. heap, mass, agglomeration, bunch, mess, huddle; confused medley, hash, patchwork, olla-podrida, olio, gallimaufry, farrago, jungle, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, mishmash, salmagundi; miscellany, pot-pourri, odds and ends, motley collection, lumber; litter, clutter, trash, Inf. garbage.