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Word: leery

Definition: (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious


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::: mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
::: subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
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::: trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
::: scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
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::: abate - subside or moderate
::: alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
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