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  • As he did so, he glanced warily round as though to assure himself of the impression which her unlooked-for appearance had created.
  • Mr Gregsbury looked fixedly at Nicholas for a short time, and then glancing warily round the room, said in a suppressed voice: ’This is all very well, Mr—what is your name?’
  • It was curious to see how eagerly the sick man, debarred from any change of position save the mere turning of his head from side to side, watched every motion of his friend in the progress of the game; and with what eagerness and interest he played, and yet how warily and coolly.
  • But, knowing with whom they had to deal, they remained quite still, and now, not only appeared unobserved at the door—which was not bolted, for the bolt had no hasp—but warily, and with noiseless footsteps, advanced into the room.

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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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