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synonyms for demurely

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

antonyms for demurely

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  • boastfully
  • boldly
  • immodestly
  • pretentiously
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How to use demurely in a sentence

Bronson’s demure daughter Pearl transforms into a high school belle, landing the role of Maria in the class production of “West Side Story.”
DAVID DUCHOVNY WANTS TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY AS A NOVELIST. HIS NEW BOOK MAKES A GOOD CASE.MARK ATHITAKISFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Well,” considered Amy demurely, “I suppose the boys might have known better what to do.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
“You will have to ask some scientist who has gone into the matter more deeply than I have,” Jessie said demurely.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
In this softened mood she asked him demurely, would he take a friend's advice.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
When the service is finished they rise, remove their white head-coverings, and return demurely to their quaint little homes.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
Then he invited her to go to the play, and when she refused demurely, he chuckled with delight.
HAPPY HOUSEBETSEY RIDDLE, FREIFRAU VON HUTTEN ZUM STOLZENBERG
"I have been working for Mr. Trapp almost three years," said I demurely.
THE ADVENTURES OF HARRY REVELSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
"I was thinking to ask you that favour," Mr. Rogers replied demurely.
THE ADVENTURES OF HARRY REVELSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
Eleanor, sitting demurely by the door, had a moment of unholy exultation.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
"Unless Mrs. Fletcher gives up her seat," said Jessie demurely.
WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
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WORDS RELATED TO DEMURELY

  • 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.