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leary

adj, learier or leariest
dialect Southwest English empty

leer•y

(ˈlɪər i)

adj. leer•i•er, leer•i•est.
1. wary; suspicious (usu. fol. by of): I'm leery of his financial advice.
2. Archaic. knowing; alert.
[1790–1800]
leer′i•ly, adv.
leer′i•ness, n.
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Noun1.leary - United States psychologist who experimented with psychoactive drugs (including LSD) and became a well-known advocate of their use (1920-1996)Leary - United States psychologist who experimented with psychoactive drugs (including LSD) and became a well-known advocate of their use (1920-1996)
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But as the shades of night fell, Tony, the swaggerer, lost his contempt for Maimie and eyed her fearfully, and no wonder, for with dark there came into her face a look that I can describe only as a leary look.
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