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- ‘Modesty suggests shunning indecent behavior but it also implies bashfulness based on timidity.’
- ‘The MVP award is a topic players normally shoo away with humility and bashfulness - whether sincere or not.’
- ‘By reserve we do not mean bashfulness or timidity.’
- ‘She has a quiet, humble presence not to be confused with bashfulness, and a Bob Marley shirt claiming, ‘One Love.’’
- ‘The crowd eventually found its courage after a moment of bashfulness and then the flurry of items commenced to wend they way to the stage.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.