Years before, he had so insulted her that now Miss Pitty never spoke of him except in guarded whispers and with so great reticence that a stranger would have thought the honest old lawyer a murderer, at the least.
Leave us some dignity, some reticence to remember out of our marriage.
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She was reticent initially, but eventually she opened up.
The candidate is reticent to discuss her personal beliefs in a public setting.