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demure

adjective

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1 affecting shyness or modesty in order to attract masculine interest
  • the previously demure maiden began making some surprisingly shocking remarks

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  • uncoy
2 not comfortable around people
  • hesitant and demure, she hardly spoke a word at the banquet table

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3 not having or showing any feelings of superiority, self-assertiveness, or showiness
  • wore a very demure outfit to the interview for the job at the church's headquarters

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“Demure.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/demure. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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