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wary
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

3 uses
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Definition
nervous about (or distrustful of) someone or something
  • She summoned Jem, who sat warily on the sofa beside me.
    p. 176.5
warily = nervous (concerned about what will happen)
  • He and Aunty looked alike, but Uncle Jack made better use of his face: we were never wary of his sharp nose and chin.
    p. 103.9
  • wary = nervous or distrustful
  • He was going into one of his declines, and I grew wary.
    p. 304.5
wary = nervous or concerned
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