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Adjective: wary (warier,wariest)  weh-ree
  1. Marked by keen caution and watchful prudence
    "they were wary in their movements"; "a wary glance at the black clouds"; "taught to be wary of strangers"
     
  2. Openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    "He was wary of how the difficult situation would work out";
    - leery, mistrustful, suspicious, untrusting

Derived forms: wariest, warier

See also: cageyness, caginess, chariness, distrustful, on guard, on one's guard, on your guard, shy, upon one's guard, wariness

Antonym: unwary