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Synonyms for demure

Synonyms for demure

not forward but reticent or reserved in manner

Synonyms for demure

affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way

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If Rihanna really wants to shock us she should try dressing demurely instead of heading out looking like she is off to a party at the Playboy Mansion.
Miley Cyrus kicked off her Bangerz tour in Vancouver on Friday by demurely flying over the crowd.
Of course, officer," she smiles demurely and pulls out a license from her purse.
Graham's comments come just days after actress Joanna Lumley said women should dress demurely to avoid being 'raped or robbed'.
This week I accompanied a group of primary school children, as an adult helper, to the same production and, loving panto, booed and hissed quite demurely when Captain Hook appeared - he was the baddie.
Stablemates Demurely, who finished second to Chamonix at Galway and Listowel, and Devotion make it a threestrong Ballydoyle challenge, while Minsk is returning to the track where he completed a hat-trick of handicap wins last season, culminating with victory in the Irish Cesarewitch on today's card.
Newbie Parineeti Chopra walked the ramp, rather demurely dressed in a dark blue lehenga with a red sequinned dupatta.
Always feeling uncomfortable that her body was the first thing to take centre stage even when she dressed demurely, Jessica has successfully managed to remake her image from sex bomb to bona fide fashion icon.
The neckline and the back are scooped as the rest of the garment is demurely conservative.
Jackie O-esque big shades to hide demurely behind and not so angular Wayfarers are all part of the collection, 30 percent of which was designed to be unisex.
From inside the gates of Barnard, the inner facade is still more demurely and successfully modernist.
The program's four other short works, all by Magloire, were demurely pleasant.
A flock of nuns and a friar demurely did red carpet duty at the Rome Film Festival.
Devoid of any voyeuristic action, the scandal-prone Sawant demurely chose the suave Tornoto-based businessman Elesh Parunjanwala with uncharacteristic restraint.
Bailero can never fail to cast its spell, but in this eight-song selection the essence of shepherdess enticing passing male was lacking, for all soprano Joan Rodgers's demurely seductive body-language and conscientious delivery of the Occitan dialect.