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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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The show, which he co-created with Damon Lindelof and Jeffrey Leiber, is one of the most-watched (and most confusing) in TV history, but he's moved on - although he still tunes in like the rest of us, he cagily nods his head when I ask if he knows how everything will turn out.
In the build-up, Maccarinelli had vowed to be more defensively minded in the ring, and true to his word, he started the fight cagily against the stockier Lebedev.
The Foreign Ministry cagily said that the talks between the Syrian and
And the Pentagon is cagily toying with the idea of keeping 5,000 to 10,000 troops in Iraq after the 2011 deadline, if the Iraqi government requests them.
Cohen and Dekong cagily have refrained from making any specific lime prediction for this very likely outcome, but it certainly could occur much sooner than many expect.
Roosevelt cagily gave the appearance of leading while refusing to get too far in front of the public.
The third quarter started cagily, with the Tigers knowing they had a hill to climb, but, as they forced the play to get back into the game, Cheshire further extended their lead to 18 points and the hill swiftly became a mountain.
Lest we are misled--like the reporter--into exalting flight in the novel's depictions of the pilots, Zeitlin cagily asserts that, "In Pylon the acceleration of history and technology signifies a global system organizing itself for something truly horrible, masquerading for now as transcendence" (111).
It seems certain that Blokhin will play the match on Saturday - cagily - still looking to take even a point from the game as his position will come under scrutiny, but Rusol is looking for the spectacular.
Rahdi Jaidi warned in the Birmingham Mail on Friday that Blues had to be ready for "super-motivated" opponents, and it wasn't as if buoyant Cardiff were going to start cagily.
In simple terms, while United rein back their instincts in European matches, playing far more cagily and disciplined and then striking with rapacious force, Arsenal assume they will brush Champions League opponents aside as easily as they do lesser Premiership sides.
The other well-known name still flirting with the idea of signing for CPUK is Leamington middleweight Gordon Behan, who is negotiating as cagily as he fights.
When directly asked if he would definitely go, Viduka cagily replied: 'That's a difficult question.
But against a Derby side that have lost just one in six since a 4-1 hammering at home to Scunthorpe, Hughton cagily batted away suggestions that it will be an easier task than the emphatic victory over Cardiff.