Wary in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Wary

Cautious of danger; carefully watching and guarding against deception, trickery, and dangers; suspiciously prudent. | Characterized by caution; guarded; careful.

Short Example Sentence for Wary

  • 1. Arnold was too wary to be caught. 🔊
  • 2. She was all the more ready to be wary of the stranger. 🔊
  • 3. From this time forward, he grew wary and circumspect. 🔊
  • 4. Men have become extremely wary of Rome. 🔊
  • 5. The wary angel did not comply (Gen. xxxii. 🔊
  • 6. He kept a wary eye therefore on Henry and Atwood. 🔊
  • 7. Flobecq was wary enough to foresee such an awkward eventuality. 🔊
  • 8. He was as knowing and wary as a gray old badger that has often been hunted. 🔊
  • 9. We have a wary foe to contend with, up to all sorts of tricks. 🔊
  • 10. Lance broke into a trot, eyes wary and alert for sign of his prey. 🔊
  • 11. Both had shot a swift, wary glance at one of the upper windows. 🔊
  • 12. Tom was a very wide awake wary man when engaged on any service. . . 🔊
  • 13. He sought no return fire, but lay in the dip, wary and patient. 🔊
  • 14. But I was too wary to advance without reconnoitring the ground. 🔊
  • 15. The others, for most part, merely called his tentative bets with wary respect. 🔊
  • 16. But Bruno had become as cunning and wary as a fox in keeping out of danger. 🔊
  • 17. The wary and skillful Johnston had another army, and he could not be far away. 🔊
  • 18. He cast a wary eye on Ronicky; one punch would settle that fellow. 🔊

How to use Wary in a Sentence?

  • 1. He reproached himself for his own carelessness when dealing with such wary adversaries. 🔊
  • 2. Therefore be wary lest too soon you fancy yourself a thing apart from the mass. 🔊
  • 3. He was too wary to be caught by such a trick, with which he had doubtless been familiar for years. 🔊
  • 4. He was in a wheel-chair between two husky giants of Australians who kept wary eyes upon him. 🔊
  • 5. But Baltic, wary old fellow as he was, would not permit this without due formality. 🔊
  • 6. In the game of making trouble between nations Emil Gortchky is an old and wary bird. 🔊
  • 7. He even created the impression that all others were poachers, and that they had better be wary of him. 🔊
  • 8. Then the wary veteran scouted in a circle about their refuge, but did not discover the presence of an enemy. 🔊
  • 9. Atkins was sure they were sound asleep, but he was too wary to ruin his plans by being in too great a hurry. 🔊
  • 10. Only a few moments before he had caught them chasing the ducks until they were dizzy, and stopped them with a sternness that made them wary of him. 🔊
  • 11. Dee followed cautiously on, keeping a wary eye on his leader lest some deceit or stratagem should be intended. 🔊
  • 12. Mitchell thought this more fun than arranging guests; but there was an element of gambling about it that made wary people nervous. 🔊
  • 13. He had been wary and he had known how to wait; and now, it seemed to him, he was to be rewarded for his patience. 🔊
  • 14. He betted largely, and was generally fortunate, probably because he selected his men with a wary eye. 🔊
  • 15. He was at once cool and exultant, wary yet reckless, with the joyous recklessness of utter desperation. 🔊
  • 16. Clara, however, maintaining her independence with a wary eye, had refused to take presents from him. 🔊
  • 17. She carried her pink dress into the kitchen, with wary eyes upon the windows, and hung it up as her mother had directed. 🔊
  • 18. Then, with many a sly, wary glance at his good comrades, he put on his sandals and laced them up the leg. 🔊
  • 19. Belinda, keeping a wary eye on a rusty red robin on a near-by stump, waved her tail conversationally. 🔊
  • 20. Trenchard, who was by way of enjoying himself now, stepped briskly down the hall to do as his friend bade him, with a wary eye on the tything-men. 🔊
  • 21. The robbers proceeded with great caution, carrying their guns cocked, and looking on every side with wary and suspicious eyes. 🔊
  • 22. As he prostrated himself, presenting the cup he had stowed away safely in his cloak, he still kept a wary eye on the slave who had betrayed him. 🔊