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  • "Very well," she said, and gave him her hand, compressing her lips to a demure impassivity.
  • Bathsheba demurely regarded a contemptible straw lying upon the ground, in a way which suggested less ovine criticism than womanly embarrassment.
  • "You cannot and you don’t," she said demurely.

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

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