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1(coqueta) timidez feminine
- The customary number with children from the audience goes without gush or embarrassing coyness.
- In the subsequent intervals the females continually respond with near optimal coyness.
- Elizabeth was not so easy to give in to such coyness.
- Nor is it totally incomprehensible that some people find Britney's coyness in interviews disingenuous.
- My lady, fair and lovely and unkind, your gentle coyness wounds me to the heart.
- And then there's her apparent coyness about her breasts.
- Her playful tone echoes these predecessors, but with a coyness that seems distinctly feminine.
- Mr. Darcy frowned while he normally enjoyed Miss Elizabeth's coyness, at time like these it could be most vexing.
- Passivity, submissiveness and coyness can be dangerous, and may create an atmosphere of sexual aggression.
- I could never predict what would set it off, the coyness or the flighty laughter that would usually gain me at least one attentive admirer for a night.
- Machismo, an attitude of male superiority and sexism, is widespread (marianismo, an attitude of female passivity and coyness, is the counterpart of machismo).
- Why does Rebecca's coyness work?
- Bravely and unselfconsciously, this generous actress looks middle-aged, yet with that gangly tomboyish essence that allows her to play young without resorting to cosmetic artifice or girly-girl coyness.
- Lord of my heart, no more shall there be for me waiting in corners, no more coyness and sweetness of demeanour.
- Miss Austen also raises the question many intelligent women find themselves asking: Is all this coyness really necessary?
- He held her by the shoulders and looked straight into her eyes, past the familiar coyness and unfamiliar anger until he saw the quiet spot he was looking for.
- An elegant lady, he believed, initially refuses the proposals of a man whom she secretly admires; through her coyness she seeks to capture his heart more firmly.
- Suddenly the coyness was gone from her voice, replaced by genuine wistfulness.
- Such coyness raises my suspicions a little.
- I only answered by an incredulous smile, which, for all his monastic subtlety, struck him as the expression of a young girl's coyness.