adjective, de·mur·er, de·mur·est.
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Demurely they poured drinks and politely tried to speak English.
Now that she has retired as CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, she can demurely admit “sometimes we pushed the envelope.”
They are demurely dressed and stuffed into shiny shopping bags, soon to be tattered but reused in my new life.
"I have nothing to forgive," replied the fair one, demurely.
"Please see whether I have left my pocket-handkerchief in the dining-room, Mr. Coventry," said Grace, demurely.Put Yourself in His Place|Charles Reade
"Mr. Joses'll paint your horses for you," she said demurely.Boy Woodburn|Alfred Ollivant
And walk in she did, as demurely and comfortably as if she had just returned from an ordinary walk with her nurse.Hoodie|Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
The fair lass, who had watched the viscount all this time as demurely as a cat cream, now approached him.Christie Johnstone|Charles Reade