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Word: coy

Definition: shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer

Sentences Containing 'coy'

(Vogel does, however, write that other styles of puppets would be acceptable, so long as the children-puppets do not become "cute or coy.") Vogel indicates the play's flexibility in regard to the use and number of puppeteers.
As Miller was frisking Hubbard for any stolen articles, Coy assaulted him from behind and the two men overpowered the officer.
At 14:30, Coy took the rifle and fired at the guards in some neighboring watchtowers, wounding one of them.
At 9:40 A.M. on May 4, they finally entered the corridor and found the bodies of Cretzer, Coy, and Hubbard. Aftermath.
Carnes, Shockley and Thompson then returned to their cells, but Coy, Hubbard and Cretzer decided they were not going to surrender.
Continuing along the gun gallery, Coy then entered D Block, which was separated from the main cell-house by a concrete wall and was used for prisoners kept in isolation.
Coy kept the Springfield rifle in the gallery and lowered an M1911 pistol, keys, a number of clubs and gas grenades to his accomplices below.
Coy thus managed to spread the bars and squeeze through the widened gap (Coy starved himself in order to fit through the space between the widened bars, which was still relatively narrow) into the temporarily vacant gallery and to overpower and bind Burch on his return.
Coy, as cell-house orderly, had over the years spotted a flaw in the bars protecting the gun gallery which allowed them to be widened using a bar-spreading device consisting of a nut and bolt with client metal sleeve which moved when the nut was turned by a small wrench.
Detroit News columnist Laura Berman asserted in July 2006 that the candidate was coy when asked about social issues.
episode didn't use its Philip K. Dick-shifted title as a coy joke — it really was about the dreams of shapeshifters, dreams and hopes which took a variety of forms".
In addition, there are: wheat, potatoes, maize, quinoa, Coy (quiwicha), oca, etc. Access.
In the 1955-56 season, he guest starred in NBC's western anthology series "Frontier", hosted by Walter Coy.
On May 2, 1946, while most convicts and guards were in outside workshops, Bernard Coy, a bank robber serving a 25-year sentence at Alcatraz, was in the C Block cell-house sweeping the floor when kitchen orderly Marvin Hubbard called on guard William Miller to let him in as he had just finished cleaning the kitchen.
Other streets include Coy, Derby, Henry and William Streets.
Shockley and Thompson joined Coy, Carnes, Hubbard and Cretzer in C Block.
The current Supply Company facility, located within the Edmonton Garrison, was originally conceived and designed in 1996 by OC Sup Coy Captain Stewart Campbell CD (Ret'd).
Ungrateful, cruel, coy, and fair, Was she that drove him to despair, And Love hath made her his ally For spreading wide his tyranny.
While these questions and answers were proceeding, the fair Zoraida, who had already perceived me some time before, came out of the house in the garden, and as Moorish women are by no means particular about letting themselves be seen by Christians, or, as I have said before, at all coy, she had no hesitation in coming to where her father stood with me; moreover her father, seeing her approaching slowly, called to her to come.

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