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Synonyms for wary

adj careful, cautious
  • attentive
  • circumspect
  • considerate
  • distrustful
  • frugal
  • leery
  • prudent
  • suspicious
  • vigilant
  • watchful
  • alert
  • cagey
  • calculating
  • canny
  • chary
  • discreet
  • doubting
  • gingerly
  • guarded
  • handling with kid gloves
  • heedful
  • keeping on one's toes
  • on guard
  • on the lookout
  • on the qui vive
  • provident
  • safe
  • saving
  • sly
  • sparing
  • thinking twice
  • thrifty
  • unwasteful
  • walking on eggs
  • watching one's step
  • watching out
  • wide-awake

Antonyms for wary

  • careless
  • certain
  • inattentive
  • incautious
  • inconsiderate
  • indiscreet
  • negligent
  • foolish
  • heedless
  • rash
  • reckless
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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