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coy
used in Babbitt

3 uses
  • Her voice was appealing without being coy.
    Chapter 24 (8% in)
  • When he returned from the Elks he peered coyly into the living-room and gurgled, "Has our Kenny been here to-night?"
    Chapter 18 (4% in)
  • Three tables off, with a doubtful sort of woman, a woman at once coy and withered, was Paul Riesling, and Paul was supposed to be in Akron, selling tar-roofing.
    Chapter 19 (93% in)

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