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What is another word for tricky?

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Adjective
Requiring, or involving, great mental or physical effort
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“In a tricky maneuver, I slid over to the passenger's side of the car seat while Bud flopped into the driver's seat and took control of the car.”
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Requiring great skill or finesse in handling or treatment
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“Even asking this question is fraught with all kinds of dangers as it is a tricky and delicate matter.”
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Deceitful or cunning in nature
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“As a kid, he'd always loved movies where characters tried to pull off a tricky con.”
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Ambiguous in nature, especially if deliberate
“When we asked Tamannaah about the song, she gave us a tricky answer.”
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Hard to comprehend
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“Whenever you try to devise a tricky formula for solving something you are concerned about, it is likely to cause trouble.”
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Difficult to find or catch
“Often found nestled dozing in Eucalypt trees, koalas can be tricky animals to find.”
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Excessively fussy about details
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Having the characteristic of being troublesome or unruly
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Tending to find fault or raise petty objections
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Exhibiting resentment due to jealousy or envy
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Exhibiting a childlike playfulness
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Awkward because of size or shape
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