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coquette
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • He felt that, influenced by her ambitions and coquettish disposition, Teresa might escape him.
  • Doubtless one of the charming females Albert had detected beneath their coquettish disguise was touched by his gallantry; for, as the carriage of the two friends passed her, she threw a bunch of violets.
  • Her attitude, though perfectly natural for an Eastern woman would, in a European, have been deemed too full of coquettish straining after effect.
  • This picturesque attire set him off to great advantage; and when he had bound the scarf around his waist, and when his hat, placed coquettishly on one side, let fall on his shoulder a stream of ribbons, Franz was forced to confess that costume has much to do with the physical superiority we accord to certain nations.
  • Certainly, in the eyes of an artist, the exact and strict costume of Teresa had a very different character from that of Carmela and her companions; and Teresa was frivolous and coquettish, and thus the embroidery and muslins, the cashmere waist-girdles, all dazzled her, and the reflection of sapphires and diamonds almost turned her giddy brain.
  • Teresa was lively and gay, but coquettish to excess.

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  • Her early roles limited her to the decorative coquette, but she had a breakout role in...
  • He introduced Bette Midler by saying, Bette rhymes with coquette, but never regret.

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