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Sample sentences for the GRE study word demure

demure can be used as a adj

1.She was demure about what she did. - from 2 B R 0 2 B by Kurt Vonnegut
2.She looked particularly small and demure this morning. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
3.Maria agreed with him and favoured him with demure nods and hems. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
4.To me should utter, with demure confidenc. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
5."Ah by the bye," then sinking his voice, and looking demure for the moment--"I hope Mr. - from Emma by Jane Austen
6.There's never none of these demure boys com. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
7.Like her mother, she was plainly dressed unlike her, she had a pale, rather refined face, with a demure mouth and downcast eyes. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
8."That's what maw said," returned the young woman, simply, yet with the faintest smile playing around her demure lips and downcast cheek. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
9.Marilla had almost begun to despair of ever fashioning this waif of the world into her model little girl of demure manners and prim deportment. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

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