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tricksy

adjective

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1 requiring exceptional skill or caution in performance or handling
  • it's a bit tricksy to have a candid conversation with the company president without appearing to be either presumptuous or obsequious

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2 tending to or exhibiting reckless playfulness
  • a tricksy provocateur who will make the most outrageous statements just to get a reaction

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The first known use of tricksy was in 1552

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“Tricksy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tricksy. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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