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adjective (SECRET)    /kɔɪ/
intentionally keeping something secret: She's very coy about her age.Secrecy and privacy coyly     /ˈkɔɪ.li/ adverb She smiled coyly.Secrecy and privacyFaking and pretending coyness     /ˈkɔɪ.nəs/ noun [U] Shy and modestAnxious and worriedFaking and pretending
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