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  • adjective comparative form of wary: more wary


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  • With Japan weakened by domestic problems, it is even warier about Chinese moves to reduce Tokyo's influence in Asia or its maneuvering room in East Asian waters.

    The End of Japan's China Optimism

  • The recent, highly publicized incidents of supervisors breaking the rules by sleeping on duty have made many FAA officials, as well as leaders of the controllers union, warier than ever of likely political backlash.

    Dogfight Over Catnaps in Air Tower

  • If America becomes much warier of foreign entanglements in the wake of Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Great Recession, there is no coordinated global force prepared to move into the vacuum.

    Zero-Sum Future

  • And higher values on traded-in vehicles help buyers bridge some of the gap now that lenders are warier.

    Stepping on the Gas Needn't Crash Detroit

  • That marks the first deceleration since early 2009 as some ad buyers say marketers are becoming warier of the fragile economy.

    Viacom CEO Warns of Softer Ad Market

  • European leaders' verbal pledges to defend the euro by all means necessary have so far been able to maintain an uneasy calm on bond markets, although yields on Greek and Portuguese bonds have risen further since the deadlocked Feb. 4 summit, showing that investors are even warier than before of lending to those countries.

    European Pact Loses Muscle

  • However, warier market participants pointed out that the reading still showed a third consecutive month of deterioration in German business confidence and a 15-month low.

    Europe's Markets Rebound

  • If this happens, it will make governments in the region even warier of being perceived as close to the U.S.

    Robert Naiman: Can US Support UN Resolution on Israeli Settlements? Yes We Can!

  • That may not be true in the future, as cash-strapped governments grow warier of "too big to fail" financial institutions.

    Bank Bonds: Beware

  • Companies are still priced for lower risk than, say, the Greek government's debt, but investors are certainly becoming warier of the potential for default.

    China's Bond Markets Flash A Warning of What's to Come


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