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As Arthur — sheepish, with festering frustration — Douglas nimbly walks a tricky tightrope.
DIGITAL THEATER PRODUCTIONS HIGHLIGHT THE POWER OF ART WITHOUT AN AUDIENCETHOMAS FLOYDMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Never be sheepish or embarrassed when you are asking for money from a foundation or a philanthropist.
IN DREAMS BEGIN RESPONSIBILITIES: THE BOUNTIFUL LIFE OF VARTAN GREGORIANRICHARD STENGELAPRIL 18, 2021TIME
She resented his sudden drop from his pedestal, for he looked sentimental and somewhat sheepish.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Gradually he began to feel a little sheepish, but nevertheless he did not relinquish his desire to break up the service.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Well, I felt sheepish enough to be took in so, but I wouldn't a been in that ringmaster's place, not for a thousand dollars.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
The sheepish manners of our students and school-boys, may also be attributed to the mutton so generally alloted to them.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, NO. 358VARIOUS
George stood his ground, looking sheepish; the old woman stood before him trembling violently and fighting against her tears.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
He looks sheepish, but his round rosy face rises good-humouredly above the absurd garlands.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
The detective looked a bit sheepish, but stuck to his inquest.
THE GHOST BREAKERCHARLES GODDARD
He scratched his head and then looked at Butsey, grinning a sheepish grin.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON

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