a) in a wary manner

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.

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  • Warily — Wa ri*ly, adv. In a wary manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • warily — [wer′ə lē] adv. in a wary manner; cautiously …   English World dictionary

  • warily — adv. Warily is used with these verbs: ↑approach, ↑ask, ↑eye, ↑regard, ↑tread, ↑watch …   Collocations dictionary

  • warily — wary ► ADJECTIVE (warier, wariest) (often wary of) ▪ cautious about possible dangers or problems. DERIVATIVES warily adverb wariness noun. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • warily — adverb in a wary manner (Freq. 2) the sailor watched the sky warily • Ant: ↑unwarily • Derived from adjective: ↑wary …   Useful english dictionary

  • warily adv — Do you know the location? asked Tom warily …   English expressions

  • warily — adverb see wary …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • warily — /wair euh lee/, adv. in a wary manner. [1545 55; WARY + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • warily — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. cautiously, suspiciously, vigilantly; see carefully 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • warily — adv. cautiously, vigilantly, suspiciously …   English contemporary dictionary

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