Now that she has retired as CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, she can demurely admit “sometimes we pushed the envelope.”
demurely they poured drinks and politely tried to speak English.
They are demurely dressed and stuffed into shiny shopping bags, soon to be tattered but reused in my new life.
"Some of it might come out of a cookbook," said Betty demurely.
"On that point she may form her own opinion," replied Inez demurely.
"Perhaps I am," murmured Joan, and demurely passed on up the stairs.
She was as demurely grave as ever, but his suspicions were again aroused.
A moment before he had supposed her demurely breaking hearts at St. Cloud, and Paris under her feet.
demurely; at the same time extending her hand with a faint flush.
“Yes, it gets dark before one realizes,” said Nance demurely.
late 14c. (early 14c. as a surname), from Old French meur "mature, fully grown, ripe," hence "discreet," from Latin maturus "mature" (see mature (v.)) [OED]. The de- in this word is of uncertain meaning. Or possibly from Anglo-French demuré (Old French demoré), past participle of demorer "stay," and influenced by meur [Barnhart]. Or from Old French de (bon) murs "of good manners," from murs (Modern French moeurs) [Klein].