as in coyness
the attitude or behavior of one who insincerely courts the amorous attentions of others an Elizabethan comedy in which coquettishness and flirtatious banter are vehicles for humor and plot development

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“Coquettishness.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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