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wary
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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Definition
nervous about (or distrustful of) someone or something
  • As often as the driver rested them and brought them to a stand, with a wary "Wo-ho! so-ho-then!" the near leader violently shook his head and everything upon it—like an unusually emphatic horse, denying that the coach could be got up the hill.
    1.2 — The Mail (10% in)
  • They both looked to the right and to the left into most of the shops they passed, had a wary eye for all gregarious assemblages of people, and turned out of their road to avoid any very excited group of talkers.
    3.8 — A Hand at Cards (2% in)

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