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Definitionmodest, 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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