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- Jasper had never been reticent, but now it seemed he had to be talking every waking minute as a means of holding his own fears in balance.Chapters 38-39 (65% in)
reticent = reluctant to speak
- July was reticent about such things and would walk far into the woods when he had to go, to spare her any embarrassment.Chapters 36-37 (9% in)
- She found his reticence and shyness strangely irritating—it sometimes made her want to tell him what she had really done before they married.Chapters 36-37 (10% in)
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