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The Call of the Wild
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coy
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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.

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as in: a coy, flirtatious smile Define
being or pretending to be shy
as in: coy about her intentions Define
being secretive or reluctant to make a definite or committing statement
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