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wary
used in Atlas Shrugged

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nervous about (or distrustful of) someone or something
  • The track workers, the switchmen, the yardmen, who had always greeted her, anywhere along the line, their cheerful grins boasting that they knew who she was-had now looked at her stonily, turning away, their faces wary and closed.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (2% in)
  • -and saw one wary eye, the other hidden by a lock of hair, and the face of a wild creature who has forgotten the sound of human voices, but listens as to a distant echo, with suspicion, yet almost with hope.
    3.4 Part 3 Chapter 4 — Anti-Life (99% in)

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