cagey


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having or showing a clever awareness and resourcefulness in practical matters

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showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others

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characterized by great caution and wariness

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"The main thing is that the fans will be the winners because Pulev is very experienced, very cagey and I think that until Anthony would have caught him, it would have been a cagey fight.
The game remained cagey in extra-time and penalties seemed a certainity.
The game sprang into life after a cagey opening spell when on-loan Darlington striker Andy Cooke fired straight at Lee Harper in the Northampton goal.
Rusedski was rarely threatened until a cagey opening set was decided by a tie-break, but once Agassi began to read the Briton's big serve the game became a procession.
Like Ana Kokkinos (Head On) and Laura Muscardin (Bays), prodigious Anahi Berneri proves herself a female director with a sure eye for a gay man's dilemmas and inner dignity, and she's crafted a cagey, compelling AI DS portrait in the bargain.
7 RACHEL MASON'S MODEL ANTHEM, 2004 In the tradition of Komar & Melamid's most and least wanted songs (and the Marx Brothers' "Hail, Hail, Fredonia"), cagey Cagean Mason used probabilistic language models to refine the mean phraseology and musical structure of 193 national anthems.
Charles Potts has aptly named this breathtaking retrospective of his early work: Kiot--the Coyote--the wary trickster and cagey loner, announcing his existence with penetrating voice.
He was cagey about the fact that he had led an expedition in which many men had died, clearly due in part to his negligence.
One night in May, the cagey thief was chased from two houses by homeowners armed with guns, only to commit three more break-ins later that night.
It was a predictably cagey and at times scrappy meeting but the protagonists did enough to maintain their billing as favourites for automatic promotion, the pair now 13 points clear of the chasing pack led by Sheffield United.
Since September 11, companies which once filmed in the US feel cagey and are looking for alternate locations.
of sales and marketing, noted Byer's extensive industry experience and said that Deschutes is fortunate to have hired such a "cagey veteran."
Among us were exhausted activists who had finally returned from the racism conference in South Africa, cagey former Act-Uppers, and Vagina Monologue-ists.
The bank's officials are cagey when it comes to talking about these big-biz deals.
This last needs more precise definition, as does "humanist," if only because cultural materialism's despised "other" -- that "liberal humanist," poor naive fellow -- should not be confused with the elusive More, whose own historicism, as witness his Richard III, wavered between cagey irony and tragic skepticism.