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

 wary /ˈwæri, ˈwɛr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wa·ry a. [Compar. Warier superl. Wariest.]
 1. Cautious of danger; carefully watching and guarding against deception, artifices, and dangers; timorously or suspiciously prudent; circumspect; scrupulous; careful.  “Bear a wary eye.”
    We should be wary, therefore, what persecution we raise against the living labors of public men.   --Milton.
 2. Characterized by caution; guarded; careful.
    It behoveth our words to be wary and few.   --Hooker.
 Syn: -- Cautious; circumspect; watchful.  See Cautious.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 War·ye v. t.  To curse; to curse; to execrate; to condemn; also, to vex.  [Obs.] [Spelled also warrie, warry, and wary.] “Whom I thus blame and warye.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: marked by keen caution and watchful prudence; "they were
             wary in their movements"; "a wary glance at the black
             clouds"; "taught to be wary of strangers" [ant: unwary]
      2: openly distrustful and unwilling to confide [syn: leery, mistrustful,
          suspicious, untrusting]
      [also: wariest, warier]