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demure
used in The Awakening

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Definition
modest, quiet, and shy; or pretending such in a playful way
  • Farther down, before one of the cottages, a lady in black was walking demurely up and down, telling her beads.
    Chapter 1 (42% in)
  • Again, another reminded her of children at play, and still another of nothing on earth but a demure lady stroking a cat.
    Chapter 9 (82% in)

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