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demure
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
modest, quiet, and shy; or pretending such in a playful way
  • "You are right," said Holmes demurely; "you do find it very hard to tackle the facts."
    Adventure IV — The Boscombe Valley Mystery (59% in)

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