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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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diffident
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • Speak out, my boy—don’t be diffident.

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  • She is diffident around adults, but dominant with her peer group.
  • At first, he could give no encouragement; with unfeigned diffidence, he expressed his conviction that he was not adequate to the performance of so great a task;
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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