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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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Thus the caginess about offering any public explanation may be related to a desire not to make things even more difficult for Schonborn, a protege of Pope Benedict XVI who enjoys wide respect both in Rome and around the Catholic world.
Tadamon mirrored Safa's caginess, but with 23 minutes on the clock, the hosts finally clicked into gear.
MANCHESTER UNITED have been masters in the art of caginess on their way to the last four of the Champions League and it's unlikely their mindset will change in Gelsenkirchen tonight, writes Steve Davies.
One of the things that I find really cool about her is what I consider her caginess," author Wally Lamb told a reporter.
Despite Kamil's caginess over the pause, many assume his reticence to resume processing applications stems from a massive backlog in applications from Turkish mainlanders that built up under the previous Republican Turkish Party (CTP) administration.
Davydenko is completely bemused over Federer's caginess over this crucial matter and believes that he is trying to avoid problems, The Sydney Morning Herald reports.
This caginess must lead one to suspect that it is considering exporting the oil from the rig to a refinery overseas.
From one, skipper Michael Dawson attempted a galloping volley which flew wide, a red-raw Cup tie breaking out after the first-half caginess.
One of the outstanding strengths of the deconstructive current in literary criticism has been its caginess about .
Although door-to-door "cold calls" do not effectively begin or advance one's art career, the film's director Jeff Stimmel exposes the standard caginess that permeates the city's high-end galleries.
It was impossible to say whether his caginess was an attempt to be dramatic or a way of trying to spare her an awful truth.
Morecambe goalkeeper Scott Davies' first task of the afternoon was to pick the ball out of the net after a lively start before a 40,000-plus crowd, in stark contrast to the caginess which marred the previous day's showpiece.
We're talking erudition and caginess here, not naive genius.
However, all too often, seeming restraint is combined with, or perhaps to be more accurate I should say, is comprised by a measure of self-serving caginess.
However, given the persistent caginess displayed by the collection industry, resident managers need to stay on their toes.