wariness

Part of speech:

See WARY.

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Usage examples "wariness":

  1. He did not answer Hawke's exclamation at once, for the sudden check had aroused him to the need of wariness. - "A Romance of Wastdale", A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason.
  2. For prudence is of the mind, but desire is of the soul, and while his brain of to- day whispered wariness, voices in his heart of long ago shouted commands that he knew he must obey with joy. - "Four Weird Tales", Algernon Blackwood.
  3. He had taken on the look of wariness, masked by a surface smile, that his face had worn the night of the shooting. - "Steve Yeager", William MacLeod Raine.