reticently
adverb see reticent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • reticently — reticent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not revealing one s thoughts or feelings readily. DERIVATIVES reticence noun reticently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin reticere remain silent …   English terms dictionary

  • reticently — adverb with reticence; in a reticent manner she answered the questions reticently • Derived from adjective: ↑reticent * * * adverb : in a reticent manner * * * retˈicently adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • reticently — See reticent. * * * …   Universalium

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  • reticently — retɪsntlɪ adv. while keeping quiet, while remaining silent; in a self restrained manner, in a reserved manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reticently — ret·i·cent·ly …   English syllables

  • reticent — adjective Etymology: Latin reticent , reticens, present participle of reticēre to keep silent, from re + tacēre to be silent more at tacit Date: circa 1834 1. inclined to be silent or uncommunicative in speech ; reserved 2. restrained in… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • reticent — reticence, reticency, n. reticently, adv. /ret euh seuhnt/, adj. 1. disposed to be silent or not to speak freely; reserved. 2. reluctant or restrained. [1825 35; < L reticent (s. of reticens), prp. of reticere to be silent, equiv. to re RE + tic …   Universalium

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