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It also raises the worry about writerly futility before closing with a diffident call for community, hope and faith in the possible.
He would chuck one under the chin, or feel diffidently the soft little cheek, but a closer familiarity scared him.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
When the parson had got to his feet again, Aunt Esther All diffidently touched his elbow.
She told him, told the story graphically and well, but so far as her own part in it was concerned rather diffidently.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
Mademoiselle, please do not think that I mean to intrude, I said diffidently, when I had come to her side.
"I've never spoken of that to any man, sir, but I've been thinking about it," announced the sergeant diffidently.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
During the walk Gonzalo left his uncle to go on in front, while he diffidently asked Don Rosendo a few questions about his family.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL.1ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
She approached him diffidently, and, instead of chasing her away, he merely glanced up and coughed.
LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
The one ought, in my opinion, to be absolutely rejected as testimonies, the other to be sparingly and diffidently admitted.
The subject of dress is approached with reluctance and its description diffidently essayed.

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derring-donoun | [der-ing-doo ]SEE DEFINITION