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Synonyms for taciturn

Synonyms for taciturn

Antonyms for taciturn

habitually reserved and uncommunicative

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Sometimes, when she laughed, she displayed her teeth, but at ordinary times her air was taciturn and haughty--especially in the presence of Polina and Maria Philipovna.
"And then," resumed D'Artagnan, "to this decrepitude is probably added poverty, for he must have neglected the little that he had, and the dirty scoundrel, Grimaud, more taciturn than ever and still more drunken than his master -- stay, Planchet, it breaks my heart to merely think of it."
This officer was a cold, taciturn man, inspiring little love in those directly beneath him, yet respected and feared by the black soldiers of his little command.
Even though he promised to run a government with marked improvement on his first term, the president has carried on with his usual taciturn attitude to official activities.
But the blueprint for the perfect life eludes Taz when Marnie dies in childbirth, plummeting the taciturn carpenter headfirst into the new, strange world of fatherhood alone, a landscape of contradictions, of great joy and sorrow--a job no one can be fully prepared for!
To help resolve things while they share, much note-writing ensues, opening up a path to communication between the taciturn Leon and the not always honest with herself Tiffy.
Darlene and Daniel are joined by vacuum cleaner salesman Seymour Sullivan (Jon Hamm) and a taciturn hippy chick, Emily Summerspring (Dakota Johnson).
Noting his reputation for not saying much during interviews and post-screening Q&As supporting the film, Frears dryly remarks, "I hear I'm quite taciturn." Dench's eyes widen at the comment.
'I felt I couldn't do anything wrong out there today,' the taciturn Salvador, a former caddy at Apo Golf in Davao, said in Filipino after he saved par from the bunker a total of five time in the front nine.
Great acting, with special mention to Craig Parkinson, left, as bent cop DS Cottan, and his taciturn superior Adrian Dunbar as Superintendent Ted Hastings, a magnificent script from Jed Mercurio and tension which never wavered throughout.
The madness, the horror, the cold taciturn hell of it.
Fearing he was falling into a fitness rut, marathoner and entrepreneur Jesse Itzler hired a taciturn, tough-as-nails Navy SEAL to spice up his routine and whip him into military-grade shape.
Both are fourth Installments In franchises that scarcely seemed able to support a third; both feature recast, taciturn leads who must safeguard four scantily clad women on a dangerous road trip; and both express single-minded devotion --in radically different fashions--to stripping the action movie of all pretensions.
Unprepared for the treacherous road, he employs a taciturn, cigarchomping sharp-shooter called Silas (Michael Fassbender) as a guide.