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Synonyms for coy

not forward but reticent or reserved in manner

given to flirting

Synonyms for coy

affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way

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showing marked and often playful or irritating evasiveness or reluctance to make a definite or committing statement

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modestly or warily rejecting approaches or overtures

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In this position, Coy will be responsible for managing sales efforts across the company and working closely with each of Omniflight's regional business development directors throughout the country.
Mercer's clothes were burnt and Coy gave the gunman and his accomplices a lift back to Croxteth.
While the principal would not reconsider, her parents and lawyer said that singling out Coy as the only girl prohibited from using the girls bathroom was not only stigmatizing but could be psychologically damaging for the six-year-old child.
Coy played a crucial role in helping Mercer as he attempted to cover his tracks.
He said that he believed that the graft was the best choice for Mr Coy and that, even now, he would still choose it under certain circumstances.
Andrew Blevins said the two men were arguing over a girlfriend when Coy displayed a badge indicating he was an ATF special agent.
The Commandants Medal for Best Gentleman Cadet in Weapon Training was awarded to Academy Cadet Adjutant Karthigayan S of Gurez Coy, while the Commandants Medal for Best Gentleman Cadet in Riding went to Junior Under Officer Vikas Kumar Yadav of Kalidhar Coy.
Coy was never charged with the crime regarding the alleged abuse claims and "lay low" even after leaving the church, according to the newspaper.
Mr Coy added: "There is a real danger with this mass movement of vulnerable people from places like Syria.
While on parole last summer, Coy was involved in handling two stolen cars, and then two months later, he was embroiled in an insurance fraud for which he was convicted last August.
Coy, 32, got seven years for assisting an offender but was released on licence in 2011, halfway into his prison sentence.
Bishop Auckland College, in County Durham, and D (Rifles) Coy Fifth Fusiliers have agreed a two-year affiliation which will see students attend the infantry company's reserve centre for regular training sessions.
2 million center as the community's new baby, Pat Coy put out a call for volunteers because, as he put it, "We as a community have a child to raise together.
Coy Mathis (pictured) is a first-grader enrolled at Eagleside Elementary School in Fountain, a suburb of Colorado Springs.
One highlight of the awards' ceremony was the personal appearance by Coy Bowles, member of the two-time GRAMMY Award-winning Zac Brown Band (ZBB).