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demure
used in Sense and Sensibility

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modest, quiet, and shy; or pretending such in a playful way
  • Lucy, with a demure and settled air, seemed determined to make no contribution to the comfort of the others, and would not say a word; and almost every thing that WAS said, proceeded from Elinor, who was obliged to volunteer all the information about her mother's health, their coming to town, &c. which Edward ought to have inquired about, but never did.
    Chapter 35 (53% in)

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