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What is another word for cagey?

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Adjective
Having or showing skill in achieving one's ends, especially by deceit
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“She may seem friendly, but be careful around her—she's quite cagey and has a knack for manipulating others to get what she wants.”
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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.”
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Reluctant to proceed due to doubts or uncertainty
“She was cagey about joining the team, still uncertain if she had the necessary skills and doubting her ability to succeed.”
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Having or showing shrewdness and good judgment
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Watchful, especially for danger or disorder
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Marked by doubts or suspicions
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Not offering, involving, or eager for new or stimulating things
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Ambiguous in nature, typically as an avoidance tactic
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Conscious or aware of something
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Having an inclination to secrecy
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Difficult or impossible to understand, explain, or identify
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