coyness

as in coquetry
the attitude or behavior of one who insincerely courts the amorous attentions of others an actress better known for her come-hither coyness than for her acting chops

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“Coyness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/coyness. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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