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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 chary /ˈʧæri, ˈʧɛr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Char·y a.
 1. Careful; wary; cautious; not rash, or reckless; as, the latest internet IPO's were shunned by investors made chary by the poor performance of the first wave of companies that went public.
    His rising reputation made him more chary of his fame.   --Jeffrey.
 2. Saving; frugal; sparing; not spendthrift; -- often used with of; as, chary of his praise.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : characterized by great cautious and wariness; "a cagey
            avoidance of a definite answer"; "chary of the risks
            involved"; "a chary investor" [syn: cagey, cagy]
      [also: chariest, charier]