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Synonyms for wary

Synonyms for wary

trying attentively to avoid danger, risk, or error

Synonyms for wary

marked by keen caution and watchful prudence


openly distrustful and unwilling to confide

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Australian banks are wary about the potential risks in the real-time payments platform that went live in the nation a day ago.
Celtic v Aberdeen 3pm BY GARY RALSTON LIONEL MESSI has warned his Barcelona team-mates to be wary of a Celtic squad hungry for success now they're back in the big time.
At the same time, I need to be wary of his power punch.
city so wary of highland sting EDINBURGH CITY boss Gary Jardine has warned his players it's far from job done as Cove Rangers try to pull off a miracle recovery in the SPL play-off.
DC Phil Roberts labelled it "callous" and is now urging residents to be wary of cold callers.
Although his team will start favourites, Smith is wary of the threat Rovers pose.
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Estonia would have qualified for the last European Championship had they not lost their play-off against the Republic of Ireland, so Hodgson is wary of the test they will pose at the A.
They should be really wary of these fixtures, which could either bring the much coveted Premier League trophy to the Emirates Stadium for the first time, or the North London football club may have to wait yet another year to see the Gunners lift the trophy.
Northumbria Police's South Shields Neighbourhood Inspector Peter Sutton has warned people to be wary of street sellers.
Summary: Brent crude oil fell towards $107 a barrel on Tuesday as worries about supply disruptions in the Middle East eased, though investors were wary that more negative headlines from Egypt could trigger renewed volatility.
Some Libyan rebels however, remain wary about what Gaddafi's next move will be.
But, the old man of Gopalapuram is wary of giving a free hand to his daughter, Kanimozhi, more so after the 2G spectrum scam.
Summary: If you're wary of subscribing to an initial public offering (IPO)
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