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Great Expectations
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  • ...replying in his heavy reticent way,
  • And the mere sight of the torment, with his fishy eyes and mouth open, his sandy hair inquisitively on end, and his waistcoat heaving with windy arithmetic, made me vicious in my reticence.
  • Anything to equal the determined reticence of Mr. Jaggers under that roof I never saw elsewhere, even in him.

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  • She was reticent initially, but eventually she opened up.
  • The candidate is reticent to discuss her personal beliefs in a public setting.

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