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Sample sentences for the GRE study word reticent

reticent can be used as a adj

1.Bony people are always more reticent than others. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
2.Cavendish, proud and reticent to the last degree, should interfere so violently in what was certainly not her affair.. - from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
3.In contrast to his former reticent taciturnity Prince Andrew now seemed excited. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
4.He immediately began to talk to Drummle not at all deterred by his replying in his heavy reticent way, but apparently led on by it to screw discourse out of him. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
5."My father, when once the pregnancy was undoubted, was less reticent of his fucks. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
6.Concerning his personal appearance and habits, Chaucer has not been reticent in his poetry. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
7.Indeed, It may not be a hard task, after all, for she herself has become reticent on the subject, and has not spoken of the Count or his doings ever since we told her of our decision. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
8.As his words are few and his manner reticent and tentative, so must the style of his interpreter be. - from The Republic by Plato

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