English to Samoan Meaning :: demure

Demure :
demure
- demuredemurelydemureness
 

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Adjective(1) affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way

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(1) The dress was made of white Duchesse satin and had a form-fitting bodice with a demure boat neckline.(2) Pierre's own Chagall in this show is a Paris canvas of 1911, The betrothed, an evocation of the artist's fiancÔö£┬«e in Russia dressed as a demure veiled bride.(3) It had straps, so it showed a bit of her shoulders, but the dress was demure .(4) One otherwise perfectly demure woman jumped onto a chair, gesturing frantically.(5) On that occasion she relentlessly scrounged, albeit in a sweetly demure fashion, cigarettes from all and sundry, suggesting a certain profligacy towards other people's property.(6) He had heard it said that her innocent demeanour combined with her intelligent mind made her a refreshing change from mindlessly demure damsels.(7) I mean, I thought I'd get nice, small questions from quiet, demure girls that would be too shy to ask anything, really.(8) While she wore a modest and demure navy blue business suit, it was readily apparent that she was quite a lovely lady.(9) Sipping a coffee and wearing a demure blue shirt, she does not look like a woman who has influenced a world leader.(10) Anne, looking demure in a little black dress, took the microphone in front of a backdrop advertising Herriot Country to thank voters for her increased majority.(11) Sure she was wiry, but her businesslike combination of grey slacks and white blouse suggested someone quite demure .(12) The small demure woman who had taken her letter led Miri through a narrow hallway, which sloped downward and seemed to shrink as they progressed down it.(13) She taught her how to act polite, demure , obedient and respectful.(14) They were all speechless, ignoring the delicious food before them, and watched the demure girl glide across the floor towards the zither.(15) Delicious and demure the dress is successfully re-mastered in a season where soft femininity is the story of the day.(16) Rivka's desire is rebellious and demonstrates a strong will hidden beyond a demure and feminine modesty.
Synonyms
Adjective
1. modest ::
tauagafau
2. unassuming ::
le faalialia lea alofa
3. meek ::
agamalu
4. mild ::
malū
5. reserved ::
taofia
6. retiring ::
litaea
7. quiet ::
filemu
8. shy ::
matamuli
9. bashful ::
faimanatu
10. diffident ::
diffident
11. reticent ::
reticent
12. timid ::
poi
14. coy ::
coy
15. decorous ::
decorous
16. decent ::
āmiolelei
17. seemly ::
tatau
18. ladylike ::
ladylike
19. respectable ::
taʻuleleia
20. proper ::
tatau
21. virtuous ::
mama
22. pure ::
mamā
23. innocent ::
mamā
24. chaste ::
mama
25. sober ::
faamamalu
26. sedate ::
faʻatoʻafīlēmū
27. staid ::
staid
28. prim ::
prim
29. goody-goody ::
goody-goody
30. strait-laced ::
ala sao-laced
Different Forms
demure, demurely, demureness
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