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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a modest and reserved manner; In an affectedly shy manner

Usage examples (38)
  • The army girl, tall and demurely pretty, threw a quick side-glance at her
  • There are new people; exotic foods and ideas, all calling demurely from ever ...
  • "It is the silver lining to my -- cloud," demurely; "dull clothes are dreadful when the sky is dark."
  • Obama envoy warns of 'no deal' summit group is being told to dress more 'demurely'. for more
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