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- adv. In a demure manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a demure manner; soberly; gravely; -- now, commonly, with a mere show of gravity or modesty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- With a grave countenance; with a show of gravity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a demure manner
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There are new people; exotic foods and ideas, all calling demurely from ever ...
And if you lock at those clips of her in court -- you know how she has that sweater and she ` s kind of demurely, you know, fastening the button over her breast?
New Haven one Saturday evening, and being dressed in black, was taken for a minister, and asked to preach: he was apparently a little insane, and at first talked "demurely," but at last "railed like Rabshakeh,"
"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'.
I think we will, and I'll say it demurely which is hard for me, better weather this storm then most others which is why we are projecting the kind of growth in EBITDA that we suggest for next year.
I'd have had back my nigger, which "-- demurely --" yo 'don't seem to worry yo'self much about, co'nnle; and there isn't a So'th'n man would have objected.
Mr. Beason understand "-- demurely --" why some people are scholars and others are not. "
Gleaming with oil, demurely home from the palaestra or the dance.
Rickie was short and slender, and she wore a cotton dress that fell demurely to her ankles.