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 consequence of such efforts is that "presenters have gotten cagier," he said: While avoiding blatant slanting of evidence, they now adopt such subtle ploys as applying different statistical standards to studies of the sponsor's drugs and those of other manufacturers.
gotten cagier. Keeping a low profile, activists are now chipping away at
Just a little bit better than regular humans, they're a bit smarter, a bit cagier, and a bit more flexible.
Some of the cagier SAM operators, well versed in US SEAD tactics, have become proficient in turning their radars on momentarily, getting a shot off and shutting down immediately, quenching the radar beam before the HARM can ride it in.
Rousseau or even the Brontes' cagier British contemporaries Dickens and
For 40 minutes, this shoot-out for seventh was cagier than the lions' enclosure at London Zoo.
Bookmakers make that eventuality a 4-9 chance for tonight's clash in Franceville but the lack of adventure shown by both of these sides may contribute to an even cagier encounter.
The second half opened with less intensity and it was a cagier first 20 minutes from both sides.
exciting to see open While it's refreshing and exciting to see open football when it favours the better technical team, it will no doubt have its downfalls against better, cagier players in the Inter ranks come February.
McNaught is expecting a much cagier match at The Hawthorns on Monday.
A cagier second half disrupted by substitutions followed, before Defoe produced a timely piece of quality to snatch victory, smashing into the top corner from the edge of the area.
The second period of extra time was a much cagier affair with Palace defending deeply but they survived a couple of heart-stopping moments to prevail.
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.
Not surprisingly, the report concluded that women players were altogether cagier, more considered, sorts who display a greater tendency to put their brains into gear before making a move.
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.