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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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.
Eliot's caginess regarding Browning becomes more understandable when one locates it within this context of repeated, often pejorative comparisons of the two poets by contemporary reviewers.
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.
In person, Pillsbury, a blue-eyed, consciously polished figure in his early sixties, is a combination of charm and caginess. At a recent meeting at a Corner Bakery in downtown Washington, D.C., he sipped lowfat milk and genially fended off questions about his work.
Horton's slightly defensive caginess about the ideological dimensions of Haas's editorial agenda and scholarly approach goes along with a misconstrual of some finer points of recent arguments to the contrary.
Both Alan Pardew and Rafael Benitez are well-versed in caginess and of course they will want tonight's game to end without significant injuries.
But his very caginess helps prevent the film from busting out--ith irreverence, outrageousness, penetrating insight, anything--in a way that would give it a full-fledged personality of its own.
Even with the caginess, the autobiography, at 435 pages, provides a comprehensive disclosure of her life and the life of her family.
I love him but I'm not going to be taken in by his caginess.
But to return to biologists' caginess about life extension: the occurrence of patterned psychological changes with increasing age raises serious questions about the quality of extended lives.
Edson's caginess about Christianity is more than a promotional gimmick.
I can guarantee every encounter will raise your heart rate and adrenaline, giving you a full appreciation for the survival skills and caginess of these animals.
But Bordwell's persistent caginess about the claims he makes for Hong Kong film might raise some questions.