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wary
used in The Return of the King

10 uses
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Definition careful or distrustful of someone or something
  • He got up and soon was walking warily in pursuit of the last lantern before it disappeared among the trees.
    5.5 -- Book 5 Chapter 5 -- The Ride of the Rohirrim (19% in)
  • Be wary still!
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- Minas Tirith (50% in)
  • Indeed his only trouble was to be 'wary' according to the counsel of Gandalf, and not to let his tongue wag freely after the manner of a hobbit among friends.
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- Minas Tirith (82% in)
  • Remnants of an older time they be, living few and secretly, wild and wary as the beasts.
    5.5 -- Book 5 Chapter 5 -- The Ride of the Rohirrim (16% in)
  • The Wild Men had put out a screen of wary hunters, so that no orc or roving spy should learn of the movements in the hills.
    5.5 -- Book 5 Chapter 5 -- The Ride of the Rohirrim (43% in)
  • The captains came; and then out of the trees crept warily other pukel-shapes so like old Ghan that Merry could hardly tell them apart.
    5.5 -- Book 5 Chapter 5 -- The Ride of the Rohirrim (51% in)
  • First, be wary!
    5.5 -- Book 5 Chapter 5 -- The Ride of the Rohirrim (52% in)
  • It was a wary creature, difficult to see, but Sam had little doubt about it: he longed to get his hands on its neck.
    6.2 -- Book 6 Chapter 2 -- The Land of Shadow (81% in)
  • They went first to the little spring, and then climbing warily up they came to the road at the point where it swung east towards the Isenmouthe twenty miles away.
    6.2 -- Book 6 Chapter 2 -- The Land of Shadow (85% in)
  • If he had looked back, he might have seen not far below Gollum turn again, and then with a wild light of madness glaring in his eyes come, swiftly but warily, creeping on behind, a slinking shadow among the stones.
    6.3 -- Book 6 Chapter 3 -- Mount Doom (81% in)

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