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chary


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chary  \Char"y\,  a.  [AS.  cearig  careful,  fr  cearu  care  See 
  {Care}.] 
  Careful;  wary;  cautious;  not  rash,  reckless,  or  spendthrift; 
  saving;  frugal. 
 
  His  rising  reputation  made  him  more  chary  of  his  fame. 
  --Jeffrey. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chary 
  adj  :  characterized  by  great  cautious  and  wariness;  "a  cagey 
  avoidance  of  a  definite  answer";  "chary  of  the  risks 
  involved";  "a  chary  investor"  [syn:  {cagey},  {cagy}] 




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