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demure
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David Copperfield
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  • With what a demure assumption of being immensely older and wiser than I, the fairy little woman said I was ’a silly boy’; and then laughed so charmingly that I forgot the pain of being called by that disparaging name, in the pleasure of looking at her.

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

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