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reticent
used in The God of Small Things

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reluctant — especially to speak freely
  • Anybody meeting him there for the first time might have thought him reticent. Almost timid.
    Chapter 14 (39% in)
reticent = reluctant to speak freely
  • For some reason (natural prudence perhaps, and an instinctive reticence with foreigners) she did not evince the keen interest that he seemed to expect from her about the Man with Twin Sons.
    Chapter 13 (14% in)

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