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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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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.
The Gers defender has backed boss Walter Smith's cagier approach to their home ties in the Champions League after losing three times at Ibrox last year to Sevilla, Unirea Urziceni and Stuttgart.
With much more at stake next Sunday, the cup clash should be a tighter, cagier contest.
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.
Last week's loss made him even cagier about how the Trojans would handle Stanford.
The longer the game goes without a goal, the cagier they will become.
When Lammertink was recruited, however, he needed to be cagier because he had gone looking for big, possibly extinct, woodpeckers twice before.
Otto Octavius, a man whose power goes awry and he becomes obsessed with control: Land Man, more powerful than any No-Growth faction, cagier than The Joker and able to leap political etiquette in a single threat: "The gloves are off.