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Arnon’s coy grins and demure evasions make it seem as if he treats this incident—and, by extension, the criminal justice system—as simply a game to be won rather than a serious process whose fundamental concern is achieving justice.
THE ISRAELI BOY WHO SAYS A GREEN MONSTER TOLD HIM TO KILL HIS ENTIRE FAMILYNICK SCHAGEROCTOBER 29, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
There’s a similar feeling of “wow” you’ll experience when you turn this demure-looking speaker all the way up.
TIVOLI AUDIO MODEL ONE DIGITAL (GEN. 2) REVIEW: ONE AND DONE?ERIN BEHANSEPTEMBER 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
They are so demure and old-fashioned that only the elderly use it.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIMICHAEL K. LAVERSJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Wearing a mask and a demure Alessandra Rich dress, there could hardly be a less disruptive statement of royal continuity.
THIS TIME, THE ROYALS ARE READY FOR PRINCE HARRY TO REVEAL MORE SECRETS TO OPRAHTOM SYKESMAY 20, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
On the other hand, Vera Galloway was transformed into a demure-looking shop assistant waiting a customers' orders.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
What scenes, what tragedies, what comedies, those bright houses and demure little villas concealed.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
You never saw a more demure, harmless and even helpless looking bit of a thing in your life.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
Father Letheby, at the end of the table, looked as demure as a nun.
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
We little thought what you were up to, so grave and demure as you both were.
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
“You must be merciful to Mrs. Molyneux,” she remarked, with a demure gravity that did her credit under the circumstances.
SWORD AND GOWNGEORGE A. LAWRENCE
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