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Spanish translation of “demure”

demure

adjective /diˈmjuə/
quiet, shy, modest and well behaved (sometimes deceptively)
recatado
She looked too demure ever to do such a bold thing.
demurely adverb
recatadamente, con remilgo
demureness noun
recato, modestia
(Definition of demure from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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