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Word: retiring

Definition: shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality


Sentences Containing 'retiring'

About a year ago, I talked of retiring to a convent.
Afford then thyself this retiring continually, and thereby refresh and renew thyself.
After finally retiring from playing, he later coached Victoria.
After his return to the majors in 1952, he returned to the minors until 1954 before retiring.
After retiring as a player he became an assistant coach for the Bombers.
After retiring as a player, Baumgartner became a football manager.
After retiring as a player, he served as an ESPN commentator for five years.
After retiring from competition, they skated in shows and continue to do so into their 70s.
After retiring from football, Jones worked for Littlewoods in Liverpool.
After retiring from football, Lowe began working as a banker.
After retiring from Gaelic football, he worked for the United Nations.
After retiring from league football, he returned to Southampton and became a licensee at the Mason's Arms in St.
After retiring from music, she began painting and drawing.
After retiring from the game, he settled in Southampton and worked as an engineer.
After retiring from the military, he was active in corporate business.
After retiring from the Navy he had a brief and unhappy marriage in England.
After retiring from the stage, Nordin undertook some teaching and stage direction.
After retiring in 1985, Giddon served as a magistrate in the Superior Court.
After retiring in the 1980s John moved with his family to Pasadena, California and focused on his writing.
After retiring to Fife, he taught the Scottish baritone Donald Maxwell.
After retiring, Borski formed his own lobbying firm, Borski Associates.
After retiring, he will join FC Zürich as an assistant director.
After retiring, he worked as a coach, but without any achievements.
After retiring, she became an avid bowler and enjoyed outdoors.
After retiring, Shekari entered business.
As a result, there may be more workers retiring from this occupation than other occupations.
But soon after retiring from parliament in 1812 he changed his plans.
During the match he broke his arm and was forced to consider retiring.
He became a Conservative Member of Parliament after retiring from the navy.
He briefly played for the Dolphins in 2002 before retiring.
He continued to ride in New Zealand for several years before retiring.
He continued to work there even after retiring in 1985.
He later played for Napoli, Bologna and Reggiana, retiring in 1992.
He played for Fresno for six seasons before retiring from professional hockey.
He rejoined CDSA Moscow for the 1954-55 season, before retiring.
He remained in Scotland until retiring from playing on May 31, 1996.
He then moved to the ECHL and played four more seasons before retiring in 1995.
He then worked for an insurance company until retiring in 2000.
He went on to represent Kocaelispor, Gaziantepspor, Malatyaspor and İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyespor, retiring in 2008.
Her sister Maija Tīruma was also a luger before retiring.
However, he played all the first 12 Tests that Sri Lanka played, before retiring at 42.
In 1940 he was translated to North China, retiring in 1950.
It is modest and retiring, it lies in ambush, waits and waits.
Louis Kutis S.C. before retiring in 1995.
Of a retiring nature, he eludes both hunters and philosophers.
Retiring in 1971, he continued to work as a consultant.
Roberts held his office for two terms before retiring in 1993.
She taught at the University of Warsaw from 1951 until retiring in 1965.
Since retiring Sprake has undergone seven operations on his back.
They found the Parliamentarians retiring from Lathom House arriving in confusion.
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