More likely, the enlarged amygdalas produced subtler effects, making them warier and more alert to threats.
He prided himself on keeping his word; for that reason he was warier of using it.
He's changed his voice; he's warier than I guessed.Well, now, till all's revealed I'll never rest.
Such fellows worm themselves into the confidence of warier persons than this amiable old physician.
A few small fish may be seen basking near the surface of the water, but the bigger and warier carp do not often show themselves.
Had but my brother's foresight kenn'd as much, He had been warier that the greedy want Of Catalonia might not work his bale.
Observers are agreed that Pseudacraea is both a warier insect and a stronger flyer than the various Planemas which it resembles.
1550s, from Old English wær "prudent, aware, alert, wary," from Proto-Germanic *waraz (cf. Old Norse varr "attentive," Gothic wars "cautious," Old Saxon giwar, Middle Dutch gheware, Old High German giwar, German gewahr "aware"), from PIE root *wer- "to cover" (see weir). Related: Warily; wariness.