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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbashfulbash‧ful /ˈbæʃfəl/ adjective  SHYeasily embarrassed in social situations syn shy a bashful grin Don’t be bashful about telling people how you feel.see thesaurus at shybashfully adverbbashfulness noun [uncountable]
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bashfulSheila was never bashful about asking a question.Women should also remember that many men are bashful about discussing their feelings out in the open.And we should not be bashful about its place in the current international art scene.He was a moving man, bashful but debonair.But no amount of bashful cuteness can disguise its humourless narcissism.Next, the death-defying act from the stewardesses, those bashful girls and their oxygen mine.Kirsty gave Willy a bashful grin.Not one for being bashful, I selected the naughtiest setting - wouldn't you?a bashful smileHer defiant black clothes belie her bashful smile.
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