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reticent
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
reluctant — especially to speak freely
  • ...replying in his heavy reticent way,
    Chapter 26 (29% in)
reticent = reluctant
  • And the mere sight of the torment, with his fishy eyes and mouth open, his sandy hair inquisitively on end, and his waistcoat heaving with windy arithmetic, made me vicious in my reticence.
    Chapter 9 (11% in)
  • Anything to equal the determined reticence of Mr. Jaggers under that roof I never saw elsewhere, even in him.
    Chapter 29 (84% in)

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