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demure
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Don Quixote
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  • But when one least looked for it, lo and behold! one day the demure Marcela makes her appearance turned shepherdess; and, in spite of her uncle and all those of the town that strove to dissuade her, took to going a-field with the other shepherd-lasses of the village, and tending her own flock.

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

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