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synonyms for bashfully

  • humbly
  • plainly
  • quietly
  • simply
  • chastely
  • demurely
  • diffidently
  • purely
  • retiringly
  • shyly
  • unassumingly
  • unobtrusively
  • unpresumptuously
  • unpretentiously
  • virtuously
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antonyms for bashfully

MOST RELEVANT
  • boastfully
  • boldly
  • immodestly
  • pretentiously
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How to use bashfully in a sentence

Sarah bashfully welcomed Skipper Worse, who patted her on the head; he had known her ever since she was a small child.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
And so Jess Morse stepped forward, modestly, bashfully, and faced the great audience.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
But it was only Ben, the hired man, who thrust his face bashfully around the edge of the door.
RUTH FIELDING AT COLLEGEALICE B. EMERSON
They bashfully sat down at some distance from our fire, and for a time did nothing but giggle and look shy.
WANDERINGS IN PATAGONIAJULIUS BEERBOHM
"The lawyer said the islands were worth hundreds of thousands," Tessie murmured bashfully.
THE AMAZING INHERITANCEFRANCES R. STERRETT
Kasper looked down bashfully and blushed; he seemed to enjoy his master's praises.
THE MAN-WOLF AND OTHER TALESEMILE ERCKMANN AND ALEXANDRE CHATRIAN
"Pray be seated, young masters," said the dame, as Gretel bashfully thrust a stool toward them.
HANS BRINKERMARY MAPES DODGE
Punctually at eight o'clock he would step hesitatingly before the audience, and rubbing his hands bashfully, commence the lecture.
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARDCHARLES FARRAR BROWNE (AKA ARTEMUS WARD)
I remark somewhat bashfully, (p. 376) for indeed the pictures are hardly all of them pleasing to the uninitiated.
HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN LONDONMRS. E. T. COOK.
Thereupon she replied bashfully unto those foremost of celestials, "Know me as Saryati's daughter, and Chyavana's wife."
MAHABHARATA OF KRISHNA-DWAIPAYANA VYASA BK. 3 PT. 1KRISHNA-DWAIPAYANA VYASA
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WORDS RELATED TO BASHFULLY

  • bashfully
  • chastely
  • demurely
  • diffidently
  • humbly
  • plainly
  • purely
  • quietly
  • retiringly
  • shyly
  • simply
  • unassumingly
  • unobtrusively
  • unpresumptuously
  • unpretentiously
  • virtuously
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.