Related formso·ver·war·i·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for warily
These clerics led by Hamza—which means “steadfast” in Arabic—approached us warily, slowly.
Despite his insistence that the book is a failure, a warily honest narrator emerges.Remembrance of Friends Past: Sarah Manguso’s Book Bag|Sarah Manguso|March 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He walks with stiff, rounded shoulders and talks with his chin down, eyes looking up warily through his lashes.Jerry Sandusky Trial, Day Two: Young Accuser Breaks Down|Diane Dimond|June 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“I hope Mr. Dudley will do a better job,” he tells me, warily.
He warily sounded a nature that could be warped to the exigencies of any plan, provided it was profitable.Sons of the Soil|Honore de Balzac
They warily drew near, and descried a female figure in wild attire waving signals from the strand.Old Quebec|Sir Gilbert Parker and Claude Glennon Bryan
Surrounded by snares in which an ordinary youth would have perished, William learned to tread at once warily and firmly.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
It follows slowly and warily, and sometimes begins by resisting and denouncing what in the end it thoroughly adopts.The History of Freedom|John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
A short stout lady followed, who warily shook hands with Rufus, and said, "Let me introduce you to Mr. Farnaby."The Fallen Leaves|Wilkie Collins