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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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Marilyn finally discovers the reasons for John's caginess about the wedding guests.
aspects of himself that he must purge: timidity, caginess, etc.
Issues of deafness, caginess, crankiness and/or ego might have been anticipated, but the evening is "a huge success," both poets being "entirely at ease together from the start.
There's less caginess when it comes to discussing who represents the main competition.
Scattered stories are mentioning his intermittent tweets which prove that he is following the Egyptian mediascape and attending to the recent political upheaval, alas, with caginess and incomprehensible nonchalance.
d) when the caginess item occurs, this Information System will become Intelligence System (see Gill, Marrin & Phytian, 2009, p.
Richards, who devotes a fair chunk of his autobiography to his love of card games, said: "There was a little bit of caginess going on - not wanting to show each other what we have really got "I think we probably showed Bath a little more than they showed us, but I am not really too bothered about that.
For a data-addict the likes of Yarmo, such caginess had the opposite of the desired effect and he had noticed a curious lack of the usual documentational intensity with respect to Elvis, like an artistically rendered black and white photograph, a gauziness that the photographer had purposely built into the composition.
All the while there was a caginess to Johansson's physical performance and tone, as her eyes watched -- yes, catlike -- every movement of the sullenly alcoholic Brick (played by Benjamin Walker).
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.
This caginess must lead one to suspect that it is considering exporting the oil from the rig to a refinery overseas.
Gandhi's aloof-mode of campaigning or his solo flight as heard from some quarters, it's hard to admit honestly the caginess and lethargy of the party in U.
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.
Such caginess has variously led critics to identify in Pierre et Jean and its preface either the last gasps of a waning realism or the early signs of a post-realist turn.