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reticent
used in My Antonia

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reluctant — especially to speak freely
  • She was quick at understanding the grandmothers who spoke no English, and the most reticent and distrustful of them would tell her their story without realizing they were doing so.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (7% in)
reticent = reluctant to speak freely
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