cautelous

cautelous

(ˈkɔːtələs)
adj
crafty or cunning
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to "exceed the common or be caught / With cautelous baits and
He denounced Northumberland's softness, "You should not use such cautelous and colorable dealing with one [Wolsey] that thus both tenderly.
Brutus, in Julius Caesar, says, |swear priests, and cowards, and men cautelous'.