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demurely


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Demurely  \De*mure"ly\,  adv 
  In  a  demure  manner;  soberly;  gravely;  --  now  commonly,  with 
  a  mere  show  of  gravity  or  modesty. 
 
  They  .  .  .  looked  as  demurely  as  they  could  for  't  was 
  a  hanging  matter  to  laugh  unseasonably.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  demurely 
  adv  :  in  a  demure  manner;  "the  army  girl,  tall  and  demurely 
  pretty,  threw  a  quick  side-glance  at  her" 




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