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1. wary

adjective. ['ˈwɛri'] marked by keen caution and watchful prudence.

Synonyms

  • on one's guard
  • upon one's guard
  • shy
  • on guard
  • on your guard
  • chariness

Antonyms

  • unwary
  • confident
  • diffidence
  • sufficient

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Rhymes with Wary

  • francesmary
  • tagliaferri
  • palminteri
  • balistreri
  • montazeri
  • canzoneri
  • bollettieri
  • st_mary
  • pusateri
  • prosperi
  • palmieri
  • glengarry
  • contrary
  • camilleri
  • barillari
  • sunseri
  • spiteri
  • silveri
  • scuderi
  • ranieri
  • plumeri
  • palmeri
  • oliveri
  • mcsherry
  • mcquerry
  • mcnary
  • mcnairy
  • mccrary
  • mcclary
  • macsharry

How do you pronounce wary?

Pronounce wary as ˈwɛri.

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Sentences with wary


1. Adjective
They are less wary of danger during the breeding season, focusing on the does.

Quotes about wary


1. People who claim that they're evil are usually no worse than the rest of us... It's people who claim that they're good, or any way better than the rest of us, that you have to be wary of.
- Gregory Maguire, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

2. Always be wary of any helpful item that weighs less than its operating manual.
- Terry Pratchett, Jingo

3. Be wary of strong drink, it can make you shoot at the tax collector...and miss.
- Robert A. Heinlein, Time Enough for Love

2. wary

adjective. ['ˈwɛri'] openly distrustful and unwilling to confide.

Synonyms

  • distrustful
  • untrusting
  • leery
  • suspicious

Antonyms

  • credulous
  • unquestionable
  • incautiousness
  • incaution
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