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closemouthed

[klohs-mouth d, -moutht] /ˈkloʊsˈmaʊðd, -ˈmaʊθt/
adjective
1.
reticent; uncommunicative.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; close + mouth + -ed3
Synonyms
tight-lipped, diffident, taciturn, secretive.
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