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un-wærlíce

  • adverb
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Grammar
un-wærlíce, adv.
Unwarily, incautiously, without caution, heedlessly
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  • Ic lǽre ðæt hira nán ðara ne wilnie ðe hine unwærlíce begá; and se ðe hí unwærlíce gewilnige, ondrǽde hé ðæt hé hí ǽfre underfénge

    ut haec, qui vacat, incaute non expetat; et qui incaute expetiit, adeptum se esse pertimescat,

      Past. proem.; Swt. 23, 14.
  • Geðence se láriów ðæt hé unwærlíce (

    incaute

    ) forð ne rǽse on ða sprǽce,
      15; Swt. 95, 9.
  • Gif sió wund bið unwærlíce gewriðen

    cum fractura incaute colligatur,

      17; Swt. 123, 18.
  • Se ðe ðone wuda unwærlíce (

    incaute

    ) hiéwð,
      21; Swt. 167, 15.
  • Ðá eode hé on íse unwærlíce

    dum incautius in glacie incederet,

      Bd. 3, 2; S. 525, 1.
  • Ða ðe unwærlíce and gémeleáslíce Gode hýraþ,

      Blickl. Homl. 63, 22: 57, 9: Exon. Th. 363, 34; Wal. 63: L. Ælfc. P. 7; Th. ii. 366, 13.
  • Him com ongén Hanno unwærlíce, and ðǽr ofslagen wearð,

      Ors. 4, 10; Swt. 200, 4: Chr. 1068; Erl. 206, 9.
  • Þænne gyltas unwerlíce [wé] forgyfaþ

    dum culpas incaute remittimus,

      Scint. 149, 8.
Etymology
[Ne ne wite hie a wiche halue ne a wiche wise he hem wile bisette, þanne he hem unwarliche (unexpectedly) his dintes giueð. O. E. Homl. ii. 191, 32. Icel. ú-varliga unwarily.]
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v.  wærlíce.
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  • un-wærlíce, adv.