coquettish :

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  • s  like a coquette

  • Like proud and coquettish students at a prom, each has been eyeing the other, hoping for an invitation to dance.
  • Fierce in a battle with eight soldiers, coquettish as she bathes before the enrapt Jin, Zhang is charisma incarnate.
  • It was an era of religious turmoil, fomented by coquettish Lady Anne Boleyn lobbying for her King to annul his marriage to his first wife, Catherine.
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  • Images and observations at the start of summer
    Summer does not arrive at her seasonal cycle as an infant; she is a lady already grown mature and coquettish when nature coronates her to begin her quarter-year reign over earth.
    June 22, 2013 - The Ledger Independent

  • Annabel Goldie in
    Annabel Goldie, the Scottish Conservatives leader, said: "The First Minister's Downing Street dancing partner is nothing if not coquettish."
  • Marc Jacobs in News24
    Marc Jacobs, Vuitton's artistic director, said Johansson represented someone "young and fresh and slightly coquettish, with gorgeous skin and a figure made to wear bustier dresses and gold-heeled shoes".
  • O Henry in (subscription)
    In his short story "The Enchanted Kiss," Porter/O. Henry described the lure of the Chili Queens and their bubbling concoction for a local drugstore clerk: "Drawn by the coquettish senoritas, the music of the weird Spanish minstrels and the...

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