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demure
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Sense and Sensibility
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  • Lucy, with a demure and settled air, seemed determined to make no contribution to the comfort of the others, and would not say a word; and almost every thing that WAS said, proceeded from Elinor, who was obliged to volunteer all the information about her mother’s health, their coming to town, &c. which Edward ought to have inquired about, but never did.

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  • the shy, demure, innocent type
  • The fire in her eyes belied an otherwise demure countenance.

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