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coquette
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • The words might have been those of a coquette, but the full, bright glance Maggie turned on Philip was not that of a coquette.
  • The words might have been those of a coquette, but the full, bright glance Maggie turned on Philip was not that of a coquette.
  • But if Maggie had been the queen of coquettes she could hardly have invented a means of giving greater piquancy to her beauty in Stephen’s eyes; I am not sure that the quiet admission of plain sewing and poverty would have done alone, but assisted by the beauty, they made Maggie more unlike other women even than she had seemed at first.

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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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