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coy
used in
The Call of the Wild
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coy
Used in
The Call of the Wild
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  • Then they became friendly, and played about in the nervous, half-coy way with which fierce beasts belie their fierceness.  (not reviewed by editor)

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