coquettishness love

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  • n. The state or quality of being coquettish.

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Examples

  • Unlike the late Duke d'Orleans, he has no princely coquettishness, which is such a victorious grace, and has no desire to appear agreeable.

    The Memoirs of Victor Hugo

  • Then she shrank past him and, with a kind of coquettishness in her gait, hurried downstairs.

    Overture to Death

  • Gone is the sheen and occasional coquettishness that characterized "The Reminder," her 2007 album that sold more than one million copies world-wide and risked redefining her as a cheery pop artist.

    The Recovering Pop Artist

  • Or are the crossed knees and turned out ankle meant to indicate coquettishness? lack of balance?

    What Type Is Your Blog? « Tales from the Reading Room

  • But lacking form and rhythm, and convincing only in passages, they amount to a cloying coquettishness.

    The Shape of Things

  • Besides that strength, Grandma Gitty also has a coquettishness about her like that of Cleopatra.

    Robert David Jaffee: 100 Is the New 70

  • The former is the asexual and ultimately, inevitably disempowered feminist, the latter is the fully-empowered woman in full flight, unashamedly and without modernist complexes, using every part of her coquettishness, her curvature, her wiles and let's face it – her power, to get what she wants.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Soprano Erin Morley was a spectacular Marguerite (once a Joan Sutherland signature role), navigating the extreme coloratura and the mix of dignity and coquettishness with great flair.

    A Triumphant Massacre

  • At the same time her coquettishness was bounded by a unique sense of propriety.

    Helen Levitt, No-Nonsense New Yorker

  • Getty Images Much of today's air travel nostalgia -- such as the Broadway hit "Boeing Boeing" -- centers on stewardesses (now called flight attendants) who were often hired for their looks and coquettishness.

    Nostalgia in the Air

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