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It established her at once as an unstagey ingenue—simple, unspoiled, unacquainted with the formulas and formalities of the world.
Cora was my ingenue opposite, it fell out, and so we played at love-making, while meeting coldly at the family dining table.
To the world in general she was still the big-eyed ingenue, learning to take her place in society.
JEWEL WEEDALICE AMES WINTER
The Heroine and Ingenue hold each other by the hand and take ballet steps in waltz time.
CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSSIR JAMES M. BARRIE
The girl was very pretty, in an appealing ingenue way, her type being of the clinging order.
POLLY'S SOUTHERN CRUISELILLIAN ELIZABETH ROY
For the boy was unpleasantly conceited as a precocious worldling, and the girl as unpleasantly complacent in her role of ingenue.
Every cell of her body was alive—thin wrists, quince-blossom skin, ingenue eyes, black hair.
MAIN STREETSINCLAIR LEWIS
She felt the ingenue's usually complacent eyes suddenly fixed upon her with an unhallowed precocity, and as quickly withdrawn.
Isabelle had walked with an artificial gait at nine and a half, and when her eyes, wide and starry, proclaimed the ingenue most.
THIS SIDE OF PARADISEF. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Florence Pitt played ingenue in stock when she was only fifteen!

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