- r with reticence; in a reticent manner
she answered the questions reticently
- Nixon was even gently talked into a couple of reticently modish double-breasted suits, the first he has worn since his congressional days.
- Back in the fall of 1972, impeachment was a word uttered reticently, if at all, in connection with Watergate, and Senior Congressional Correspondent Neil MacNeil heard it only.
- The princess and the college boy go into partnership, fall reticently in love.