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Bronson’s demure daughter Pearl transforms into a high school belle, landing the role of Maria in the class production of “West Side Story.”

Demurely they poured drinks and politely tried to speak English.

Gliedman was able to step away from the bench with her hands folded demurely before her.

Diallo sits quietly, almost demurely on a bench in the hall near the service entrance of the hotel.

Her hands, clutching a pair of red gloves, lay demurely folded in her lap.

Now that she has retired as CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, she can demurely admit “sometimes we pushed the envelope.”

Well,” considered Amy demurely, “I suppose the boys might have known better what to do.

“You will have to ask some scientist who has gone into the matter more deeply than I have,” Jessie said demurely.

In this softened mood she asked him demurely, would he take a friend's advice.

When the service is finished they rise, remove their white head-coverings, and return demurely to their quaint little homes.

Then he invited her to go to the play, and when she refused demurely, he chuckled with delight.


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to demurely, such as: humbly, plainly, quietly, simply, bashfully, and chastely.

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