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wary
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

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Definition
nervous about (or distrustful of) someone or something
  • As a hound grips a wild boar or lion in flank or buttock when he gives him chase, and watches warily for his wheeling, even so did Hector follow close upon the Achaeans, ever killing the hindmost as they rushed panic-stricken onwards.
    Book 8 (61% in)

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