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demure
used in David Copperfield

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Definition modest, quiet, and shy; or pretending such in a playful way
  • With what a demure assumption of being immensely older and wiser than I, the fairy little woman said I was 'a silly boy'; and then laughed so charmingly that I forgot the pain of being called by that disparaging name, in the pleasure of looking at her.
    Chapters 10-12 (27% in)

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