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wary
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Bleak House
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  • If Mercury should chance to be possessed by any lingering curiosity as to Mr. Bucket’s letters, that wary person is not the man to gratify it.
  • But look where he will, he still beholds him close to the opposite houses, making his way with his wary hand from brick to brick and from door to door, and often, as he creeps along, glancing over at him watchfully.

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  • She was taught to be wary of strangers.
  • She looked wary as she reached out to pet her friend’s new dog.

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