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coy
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The Taming of the Shrew
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coy
Used in
The Taming of the Shrew
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  • Twas told me you were rough, and coy, and sullen, And now I find report a very liar; For thou art pleasant, gamesome, passing courteous, But slow in speech, yet sweet as spring-time flowers.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: coy about her intentions
as in: a coy, flirtatious smile
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