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coy
Used in
Arrowsmith
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  • They thus received surprisingly large sums, and among all clever people it was believed that they were too coyly shrewd to be sincere.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Ada Quist came in with frequency and Bert laid aside his figuring to be coy with her: "You got to be careful what you even think about, when the doc is here, Ade.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: coy about her intentions
as in: a coy, flirtatious smile
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