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nonchalant
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Jane Eyre
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  • A certain superciliousness of look, coolness of manner, nonchalance of tone, express fully their sentiments on the point, without committing them by any positive rudeness in word or deed.
  • Ere I permitted myself to request an explanation, I tied the string of Adele’s pinafore, which happened to be loose: having helped her also to another bun and refilled her mug with milk, I said, nonchalantly — "Mr.

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  • I could tell she was nervous, but she was trying to look nonchalant.
  • How could she be so nonchalant about making him suffer?

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