wary

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From the adjective ware +‎ -y.

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wary (comparative warier, superlative wariest)

  1. Cautious of danger; carefully watching and guarding against deception, trickery, and dangers; suspiciously prudent.
    Synonyms: circumspect, scrupulous, careful
    He is wary of dogs.
  2. Characterized by caution; guarded; careful.

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