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wary
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The Two Towers
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  • I spoke warily before my men.
  • He was crafty: dulling men’s wariness, or working on their fears, as served the occasion.
  • But we must ride more warily; for war is abroad, and the Rohirrim, the Horse-lords, do not sleep, even if it seem so from afar.
  • But you must be wary.
  • ’Walk warily!’ said Merry.
  • Be wary!
  • Poor food and wary.
  • Very stealthily Gollum led them down the hillside, keeping under cover wherever it was possible, and running, almost bent to the ground, across any open space; but the light was now so dim that even a keen-eyed beast of the wild could scarcely have seen the hobbits, hooded, in their grey cloaks, nor heard them, walking as warily as the little people can.
  • A queer look came into the old eyes, a kind of wariness; the deep wells were covered over.

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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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