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cagey

(ˈkedʒi)
mod. sneaky; shrewd. John is pretty cagey. You have to keep an eye on him.
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They become cagier the second time around," Kohm says.
This natural short position is why the SRB tends to be a lot cagier about what it is doing in the copper market, although even its announcement in late 2008 that it wanted to buy more was enough to halt the price slide.
The second period of extra time was a much cagier affair with Palace defending deeply but they survived a couple of heart-stopping moments to prevail.
The action is set in and around the court of Elizabeth I, spanning decades of her reign and tracing the queen's evolution from a young, fervent woman of passion into an older, cagier and more fragile monarch.
He will be a lot cagier and I must perform better than ever to win.
Otherwise William would have been a bit cagier second time round.
Cagier, A and Gardiner, S (eds), Professional Sport in the European Union: Regulation and Re-regulation, (2000), The Hague: Asser, pp 301 & 302.
That is indeed a possibility, but it would seem to contradict the earlier, cagier narrator who "might be suggesting" the presence of some untoward things.
With much more at stake next Sunday, the cup clash should be a tighter, cagier contest.
One of the cagier moves on the collaborators' part was to create the notion of a Laboratory Theatre (which is the name the group assumed when it left Opole for the larger, more Germanic city of Wroclaw in 1965).
Picasso wasn't apologizing for anything, and his thinking only grew cagier and more subtle with age.
Today's proponents of ID are cagier than their '60s and '70s predecessors at the Institute for Creation Research (Henry Morris, Duane Gish, et.
For us, 2009 has started slow, and people are being cagier about their cash and inventory.
The excited clamor of geese got things started followed by the agitated squawk of mallard hens as the cagier birds began to lift up, then with a roar here they came and though climbing steadily passed over within easy range.