Leerily - definition of leerily by The Free Dictionary
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Suspicious or distrustful; wary: was leery of aggressive salespeople.
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New footage on YouTube has shown Keys leerily
asking Jamie Redknapp if he'd "smashed it" with his ex-girlfriend, adding something so rank I won't repeat it.
In a letter to Arthur Schnitzler on 14 May 1922, Freud leerily
acknowledged this process and recognized his own scientific concerns in the writing of the Other: "I think I have avoided you from a kind of awe of meeting my double." (6) Among the correspondences that Freud establishes between his and Schnitzler's thought are the awareness of a tight connection between love and death and of the contradictory laws of the unconscious, which turn man into an unpredictable mixture of psyche and biology.