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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a reserved or timid manner.

Usage examples (21)
  • `Oh, well,' he shrugged diffidently, `I like the work.'
  • "I shall see you to-morrow?" he says, diffidently.
  • "That's all right," murmured Rosemary diffidently.
  • He approached the gate slowly, almost diffidently. for more
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