Example sentences for: demure

How can you use “demure” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • To this day, for example, we cannot be sure whether it was primitive fear or mischievous humour that inspired a famous Indian woman to introduce herself to white people by her nickname ( Pocahontas , which provocatively suggests `Wanton Valley' or `Wild Place') rather than by her demure real name, Matowaka `Snowflake.

  • It would no doubt make the roller derby look demure.

  • A method adopted by demure advertisers who don't wish to intrude is to ask permission.

  • But I--a progressive black woman in a demure dashiki and sensible pumps--insisted: "No, technology is vital to our future.

  • The quixotic presidential candidate refuses to answer reporters' questions and even disagrees with his wife when she introduces him to donors as "demure."

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