adjective, de·mur·er, de·mur·est.
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Example sentences from the Web for demure
Bronson’s demure daughter Pearl transforms into a high school belle, landing the role of Maria in the class production of “West Side Story.”David Duchovny wants to be taken seriously as a novelist. His new book makes a good case.|Mark Athitakis|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Demurely they poured drinks and politely tried to speak English.
Gliedman was able to step away from the bench with her hands folded demurely before her.‘Bomb Mom’ Morgan Gliedman Arraigned in Manhattan Court|Michael Daly|January 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Diallo sits quietly, almost demurely on a bench in the hall near the service entrance of the hotel.DSK’s Immunity Claim Rejected: Nafissatou Diallo Will Have Her Day in Court|Christopher Dickey|May 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Her hands, clutching a pair of red gloves, lay demurely folded in her lap.
Now that she has retired as CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, she can demurely admit “sometimes we pushed the envelope.”
Well,” considered Amy demurely, “I suppose the boys might have known better what to do.
“You will have to ask some scientist who has gone into the matter more deeply than I have,” Jessie said demurely.
In this softened mood she asked him demurely, would he take a friend's advice.
When the service is finished they rise, remove their white head-coverings, and return demurely to their quaint little homes.Belgium|George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
Then he invited her to go to the play, and when she refused demurely, he chuckled with delight.Happy House|Betsey Riddle, Freifrau von Hutten zum Stolzenberg