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  • s  inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information

  • Senate President Therese Murray, a Democrat, has been tightlipped about the bill's chances in that chamber.
  • China has long been tightlipped about its military strength and capacity, drawing criticism from other countries wary of the Asian giant's growing power and skyrocketing military .
  • Named by the shocked King as New Premier was Maher Pasha's Foreign Minister, tightlipped, businesslike Mahmoud Fahmy El Nokrashy Pasha.
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  • Fairfield police: Killing was 'robbery gone bad'
    While Fairfield police remain tightlipped on the identity of a man shot and killed outside an apartment complex Wednesday, new details emerged about what investigators call a "robbery gone bad.
    June 15, 2013 - The Vacaville Reporter

  • Neil Armstrong in CBS News
    Author Norman Mailer, who was interested in doing an Armstrong biography, wrote that Armstrong answered questions "with his characteristic mixture of modesty and technical arrogance, of apology and tightlipped superiority."
  • Roy Williams in CBSSports.com
    I've had teams that were very focused and very tight, tightlipped,Williams said. "I've had some teams that came in with the video camera going into practice. I think to me, you need to try to set a mood that your team feels comfortable in...
  • Paul Klebnikov in San Diego Union Tribune
    Paul was very tightlipped with his family about what he was working on,Peter Klebnikov said.

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