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coy
used in The Sunlight Dialogues

3 uses
  • She turned away, coy, and walked around the back of the mare, running her hand lightly over its rump.
    15 — The Dialogue of the Dead (16% in)
  • "Why Luke!" she'd said coyly, well aware that the girlish act repelled him, but not aware until later just why she'd turned it on.
    4 — Mama (18% in)
  • She was not soft and coy now but awesome to him, outwardly the same but in her mind dark, ancient, and terrible as a stone tower under stars of ice; and if there was something she wanted him to say, there was not enough of him left to say it.
    15 — The Dialogue of the Dead (21% in)

There are no more uses of "coy" in The Sunlight Dialogues.

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