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Word: chary

Definition: cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold

Sentences Containing 'chary'

Madame Defarge wore no rose in her head, for the great brotherhood of Spies had become, even in one short week, extremely chary of trusting themselves to the saint's mercies.
As he had no idea of deceiving her, and always desired to please her, he was thus made chary of launching into expense.

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