Part of speech:
Characterized by vigilance
Wary is defined as watchful or cautious.
Full of caution; careful to avoid danger; circumspect; wary
Having or showing skill; accomplished; expert
Clearly defined; distinct; clear
Thorough and painstaking in action or execution; conscientious:
Made, done, or situated so as to attract little notice:
Showing sound judgment and rationality:
Having or showing a clever or shrewd mind; cunning; crafty; wily
Circumspect is defined as cautious and unwilling to take risks.
(Informal) Marked by close association for devious purposes:
(Chiefly British) Skillful; dexterous.
The definition of dexterous is someone skilled at using their body, hands or mind.
Bringing some good thing not foreseen as certain.
Simple or costing little; meager or inexpensive:
Marked by or exhibiting originality or inventiveness:
Of, relating to, or produced by magic.
Cautious or judicious in manner and/or actions.
Full of wiles; crafty; sly
Exhibiting common sense; prudent:
Having or showing little sense, judgment, or sobriety; foolish, stupid, absurd, ludicrous, irrational, etc.
Clumsy or bungling
The definition of perspicacious is being perceptive with clear vision and good judgment.
Superficially attractive or plausible but lacking depth or soundness:
Energetic or quick in movement:
(Informal) Shrewd or discerning
The definition of chary is a person who does not take chances or is not very giving.
Sparing in the amount of items involved to achieve a desired result:
Prudent or economical
The definition of saving is something that rescues or is a good value.
Of Scotland or its people, language, or culture; Scottish
Having or showing a clever awareness and resourcefulness in practical matters
Careful in the use of material resources
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