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  • A girl not out has always the same sort of dress: a close bonnet, for instance; looks very demure, and never says a word.
  • The close bonnet and demure air you describe so well (and nothing was ever juster), tell one what is expected; but I got into a dreadful scrape last year from the want of them.
  • I think I see him now, trying to be as demure and composed as Anhalt ought, through the two long speeches.

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

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