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"I am as inexpert with the gun as the rod," said I, diffidently.

"Her smile is very pleasing," submitted Martha, diffidently.

"I suspect not," said she, diffidently, and still blushing deeper.

"You've seen very little of our world," he said diffidently.

It was Aura who diffidently suggested the plan they finally adopted.

"I hear that O'Meara called on you to-day," he said diffidently.

“And the—the catastrophe happened down there,” she said diffidently.

He came to her diffidently, and hardly touched her cheek when he kissed her.

"Oh, we've just been talking," answered Katherine, diffidently.

As he searched, Pat Oswald sought him, diffidently offering his hand.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.