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Wary

Synonyms for wary:

Sense 2

forehanded, open-eyed, gingerly.

Sense 3

wide-awake, vigilant.

careful

chary.

disinclined

reluctant.

prudent

wise.

reserved

noncommittal.

well-advised

judicious.

Other synonyms and related words:

reluctant, chary, on your guard, awake, gingerly, open-eyed, distrustful, conservative, safe, leery, untrusting, on one's guard, considerate, funny, judicious, shy, suspect, vigilant, shady, wise, noncommittal, on the alert, sleepless, forehanded, fishy, suspicious, wide-awake, mistrustful, on guard, wakeful, discreet.

careful, cautious (adjective)

safe, leery, on guard, doubting, prudent, watchful, sly, guarded, alert, heedful, gingerly, chary, vigilant, circumspect, considerate, discreet, suspicious, calculating, wide-awake, distrustful, attentive, canny.

cautious (adjective)

aware, watchful, alert, observant, guarded, discreet, cautious, heedful, circumspect, careful, deliberate, prudent, attentive, mindful.

cunning (adjective)

clever, masterly, devious, smooth, deft, designing, snaky, wily, canny, slippery, subtle, witty, scheming, sharp, serpentine, skillful, quick, masterful, astute, sly, tricky, slick, shrewd, crafty, foxy, artful, feline, calculating, ingenious, cunning.

defensive (adjective)

defensive, protective, countering, guarding, armored, guarded, Sheltering, secure, cautious, buffering, shielding.

disbelieving (adjective)

disbelieving, distrustful, unsure, skeptical, uncertain, cynical, Distrusting, doubting.

gingerly (adjective)

gingerly.

open-eyed (adjective)

open-eyed.

vigilant (adjective)

watching.

wakeful (adjective)

on the alert.

Sense 2 (noun)

open-eyed.

Sense 3 (noun)

chary, gingerly, forehanded.

wary (noun)

leery, upon one's guard, on your guard, distrustful, untrusting, suspicious, shy, on guard, on one's guard, mistrustful.

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