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He was so silent and so kind of pleasant-looking I got leery of him.

He is a leery one, this; now he is not more than a yard and a half from the target.

But be leery that we don't get stuck for non-performance: which we can't afford.

Their emotions are mostly expressed by indeterminable, leery grins.

She was entirely frigid or else so leery of men that she might as well have been one herself.

The mathematician gave me a leery look, picked up in barracks.

I don't know why, but almost every fellow is leery of that position.

He twirled his Calabrian headpiece in his hands, and let his leery eyes wander about the walls.

She's a leery old bird—reminds me of one of those pictures of Fate, don't you know.

Lungy was leery that I was soft on Lucy—I might have been, easy enough—and sat looking at me for a straight hour.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.