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Definitioncareful or distrustful of someone or something
- In the time to come, I shall have a wary eye on all admirers; and shall exact a great deal from the successful one, I assure you.'Chapters 19-21 (9% in)
- 'Put this and that together, my tender pupil,' returned the wary Mowcher, touching her nose, 'work it by the rule of Secrets in all trades, and the product will give you the desired result.Chapters 22-24 (30% in)
There are no more uses of "wary" in David Copperfield.
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