Monday, November 9, 2009


Demure: Demure is an adjective meaning modest, shy, with good manners. Do not confuse it with the verb demur meaning to object. The demure young lady in a long dress blushed when he demurred in a loud voice to her attire as inappropriate for Rap concert.
At the end of the meal, when the plates had been stacked and cleared, they filed out of the dining room as demurely as they could.
A Book for Today: Midnight for Charlie Bone by Jenny Nimmo

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