warily
Adverb

warily

  1. in a wary manner:
    1. using caution; cautiously.
      • 1912: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan of the Apes, Chapter 6
        That her little Tarzan could destroy a great bull gorilla she knew to be improbable, and so, as she neared the spot from which the sounds of the struggle had come, she moved more warily and at last slowly and with extreme caution she traversed the lowest branches, peering eagerly into the moon- splashed blackness for a sign of the combatants.
    2. without trust; in a manner showing a lack of trust; suspiciously.



This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.005
Offline English dictionary