Thesaurus / reticent

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Never had the Rangers found their parents so smiling and also so reticent as at supper-time.

But now he had become at the first reticent, and finally said: "Vote."

It produced in me one of those effusions of communicativeness to which, I am told, all reticent people are occasionally subject.

When questioned by the House of Assembly, he adopted a reticent attitude and made equivocating statements.

Mrs. Dorriman, reserved and reticent, had one great hope in all this.

Mrs. Dorriman, Volume 3 of 3Julie Bosville Chetwynd

Even after the convention had opened, McKinley and Hanna were reticent on the silver question.

Considering how reticent Elsbeth was over her own affairs to us—she wouldn't be likely to confide anything about Alwynne.

Regiment of WomenClemence Dane

He was reticent on the subject of his compositions, but was not averse to talking of his troubles.

BeethovenGeorge Alexander Fischer

His deafness took an unusual form; he heard fish frying in his head, and he was not reticent upon the subject of his infirmity.

The BibliotaphLeon H. Vincent

I never could keep any thing wholly to myself, neither can I tell it wholly, even to such as you—reticent!

Miriam MonfortCatherine A. Warfield

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