To better see all uses of the word
The Return of the King
please enable javascript.

Used In
The Return of the King
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • He got up and soon was walking warily in pursuit of the last lantern before it disappeared among the trees.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Remnants of an older time they be, living few and secretly, wild and wary as the beasts.
  • 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.
  • Be wary still!
  • First, be wary!
  • 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.
  • It was a wary creature, difficult to see, but Sam had little doubt about it: he longed to get his hands on its neck.
  • 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.

  • There are no more uses of "wary" in the book.

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

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading