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Adjective
Clever at attaining one's ends by indirect and often deceptive means
“… a cagey old politician who is exceptionally skilled at getting federal money for his district.”
Adjective
Reluctant to give information owing to caution or suspicion
“The more cagey British ministers become about the evidence, the more likely are their opponents, and the media, to continue obsessing on the issue.”
Adjective
Slow to begin or proceed with a course of action because of doubts or uncertainty
“… when it came time to sign the contract, he suddenly got cagey about taking on the job.”
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