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synonyms for shrinking violet

  • modest violet
  • mouse
  • retiring person
  • shy person
  • shy thing
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How to use shrinking violet in a sentence

Large divans of the richest crimson and violet brocades lined the walls, while ample curtains of the same served in lieu of doors.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
She sat still as a statue, scarce breathing, her eyes fixed upon the violet sky.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Benny was never too cross to listen to the wonderful stories his sister Violet could tell about Cinnamon Bear.
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Violet was already curled up in her nest, which was hidden so completely that Henry spoke to her to see if she were there.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
They pressed the hay back firmly until they had made their way into Violet's little room.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
Violet had all she could do to keep him amused, even with Cinnamon Bear and his five brothers.
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In an instant Jess and Violet were looking over Henry's shoulder at the pretty sight.
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Benny and Violet scrambled through the underbrush to the place Jess pointed out, and investigated.
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"Here's a white pitcher, Jess," Violet called, holding up a perfect specimen with a tiny chip in its nose.
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Violet pointed without speaking to her little pile of treasures.
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