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noun as in flirtation

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They gave a sort of daring unconscious eighteenth-century coquetry to what was otherwise a somewhat severe style of beauty.

The tone constituted a rebuff, and Rita's coquetry deserted her, leaving her mortified and piqued.

Her hauteur and coquetry subdued most of her maternal sentiments.

Gallantry is a weakness of the heart, or perhaps a constitutional defect; coquetry is an irregularity of the mind.

She was born in Musilius, and told me, with true French coquetry, that her sisters were as handsome as herself.

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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to coquetry, such as: dalliance, flirting, and dallying.

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