chariness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chariness the trait of being cautious and watchful
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chariness The quality of being chary.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chariness The quality of being chary; caution; care; frugality; sparingness; parsimony; disposition to withhold or refrain from bestowing.
    • n chariness Nicety; scrupulousness.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Chariness . See Chary.
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Quotations

  • William Wycherley
    William Wycherley
    “Your women of honor, as you call em, are only chary of their reputations, not their persons; and 'Tis scandal that they would avoid, not men.”

Usage

In literature:

They are chary of using their big guns after dark in case they should give away their positions.
"The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde"" by George Davidson
Elsin, be chary of your favors.
"The Reckoning" by Robert W. Chambers
His chariness of speech often saved him much breath.
"The Keepers of the Trail" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Travelled much, but he's chary of making new friends.
"Witness to the Deed" by George Manville Fenn
Miss Tredgold enhanced its value by being chary in regard to it.
"Girls of the Forest" by L. T. Meade
Professor Kraemer was a keen advocate of this subject, but I was chary of forming any opinion without deeper investigations.
"Lola" by Henny Kindermann
The government is my cow, and she is apt to be very chary in her supply; she does run dry with uncommon quickness.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
She is ever chary of exact repetitions.
"Antony Gray,--Gardener" by Leslie Moore
I am sure it does no good, and makes people chary of writing.
"The Life of Gordon, Volume I" by Demetrius Charles Boulger
Accordingly the new constitutions were very chary of the powers to be exercised by the governor.
"The Critical Period of American History" by John Fiske
Be not too chary Of your men's swords; let them strike sudden terror.
"Gycia" by Lewis Morris
Even the flowers had been chary of wearing their best dresses in such a dusty, untidy world.
"The Rhodesian" by Gertrude Page
The thought of winter is bleak and barren to our mind; the late year is chary of aesthetic as of all other food.
"Euphorion" by Vernon Lee
Although she never shared them, she had grown chary of laughing at Zara's premonitions and feelings.
"A Campfire Girl's Happiness" by Jane L. Stewart
But he was very chary of the exercise of influence.
"Studies in Contemporary Biography" by James Bryce, Viscount Bryce
It quite repaid me, even though you are so chary of your thanks.
"Harper's Round Table, August 20, 1895" by Various
He was a sour-visaged fellow, and was chary of his words.
"On the Heights" by Berthold Auerbach
The day was bleak and raw; the sun of light was chary; Through clouds before its face, a pallid light descended.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. VIII" by Various
Everything we have is locked up, and bankers are so chary of speculative securities.
"Hard Pressed" by Fred M. White
With most of our wood gone to form the raft, we had to be chary of our fuel.
"Highway Pirates" by Harold Avery
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In poetry:

Of slighting all the winkly brood
I surely had been chary,
If I had known they formed the food
And stock-in-trade of MARY.
"The Periwinkle Girl" by William Schwenck Gilbert
What though night of light to thee be chary?
What though stars of hope like flowers take flight?
Seest thou all things here, where all see vary
Night and light?
"One Of Twain" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Let us once more fill, ere the final chill,
Every vein with the glow of the rich canary!
Since the sweet hot liquor of life's to spill,
Of the last of the cellar what boots be chary?
"Two Moods Of Failure" by Helen Gray Cone
Thy virtue makes not vice of mine,
Unlike, but none the less divine;
Thy toil adorns, not chides, my play;
Nature of sameness is so chary,
With such wild whim the freakish fairy
Picks presents for the christening-day.
"The Nomades" by James Russell Lowell

In news:

Charis Wilson, Model and Muse, Dies at 95.
Charis Wilson, who was lover, muse, model, amanuensis and wife of the photographer Edward Weston and the subject of many of his best-known nude portraits, died on Friday in Santa Cruz, Calif She was 95.
My Years with Edward Weston by Charis Wilson and Wendy Madar North Point, 376 pp.
Standing beside the new plaque honoring Cyrus H Nathan '30 Distinguished Faculty Chari Awardees are the first recipients.
F, Prof Charis Eng MD.
Belk recently donated $5,000 to Charis Health Center for Women's Health.
"We are pleased to present this check on behalf of Belk , Inc and our store to benefit women's health at Charis Health Center," said Jeff Perry, Belk Store Manager.
Fulton County Youth Bureau Director Charis Gray could be out of that part-time job if supervisors decide Tuesday to consolidate the bureau's administration into the county Office for Aging.
Charis Neufeld, 4, of Elk Grove gets some help from mom Jenn Neufeld at the downtown ice rink.
Her name is Charis B She's a Playboy Playmate.
Viji Chary, of Fremont, children's book author poses with her book "Porcupine Seeds" for a photograph in Fremont, Calif, on Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012.
In fact, Ms Moning, who recently moved from Cincinnati to rural Indiana, is "the reigning queen" of the Scottish romance subgenre, according to Charis Calhoon, communication manager for Romance Writers of America.
Cyprus-born Charis Theocharides, now 35, when she was a student in Arizona.
Marla returned to the South Bend area in 2003, and Charis followed her.
Chari Streich and Jason Spear have announced their engagement.
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In science:

Vyjayanthi Chari and Andrew Pressley. A guide to quantum groups.
Centers, cocenters and simple quantum groups
Beckman D, Chari A, Devabhaktuni S and Preskill J 1996 Efficient networks for quantum factoring, Phys.
Quantum Computing
BCP] Beck, J., Chari, V., Pressley, A.N., An algebraic characterization of the affine canonical basis, to appear, Duke.
Monomial Bases of Quantized Enveloping Algebras
Chari, Minimal Affinizations of Representations of Quantum Groups: the Rank 2 Case, Publ.
On the Comultiplication in Quantum Affine Algebras
Our new NC algorithm uses fewer random bits while doing less work than the previously best NC algorithm by Chari, Rohatgi, and Srinivasan.
Reducing Randomness via Irrational Numbers
Our new NC algorithm uses fewer random bits while doing less work than the previously best NC algorithm by Chari, Rohatgi, and Srinivasan .
Reducing Randomness via Irrational Numbers
The algorithm of Chari , Rohatgi, and Srinivasan uses the fewest random bits among the previous NC algorithms.
Reducing Randomness via Irrational Numbers
The work of Chari , Rohatgi, and Srinivasan aims to use few random bits when the number of perfect matchings is small.
Reducing Randomness via Irrational Numbers
The EBL in the near-IR has been recently estimated from DIRBE data by Gorjian, Wright & Chary (2000) and by Wright (2000), and shows a similar excess compared to the integrated galaxy light.
The Optical Extragalactic Background Light from Resolved Galaxies
This may be attributed mainly to intense star formation in galaxies at intermediate- and/or high-z galaxies (e.g., Takeuchi et al. 2000; Chary & Elbaz 2001).
Discovery of Active Galactic Nuclei in Mid- and Far-Infrared Deep Surveys with ISO
While Chary reported that the expected cosmic-ray induced gamma rays are not seen, recent work by Dixon et al. (1998) suggests that they are evident in the EGRET data.
The Galactic Halo: Conference Summary
The ionized and evaporating outer envelopes of the clumps could cause extreme scattering events at radio wavelengths (Fiedler et al. 1987), but it is unclear whether the expected cosmic-ray induced gamma rays are seen (Chary; Dixon et al. 1998).
The Third Stromlo Symposium - The Galactic Halo: Bright Stars and Dark Matter
Vyjayanthi Chari, Andrew Pressley, A Guide to Quantum Groups, Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Noncommutative Geometry for Pedestrians
Alternative Schur-Weyl dualities have been given by Chari-Pressley [CP2] for the case of affine Hecke algebras and by Sakamoto and Sho ji [SS] for cyclotomic Hecke algebras.
Affine braids, Markov traces and the category O
Irreducible finite-dimensional U ′ q (g)-modules were classified by Chari and Pressley [3, 4] in terms of Drinfeld polynomials.
Kirillov--Reshetikhin crystals for nonexceptional types
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