One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a cut-glass bowl was presented to the retiring president’
2‘he was such a quiet, retiring man’
shy, diffident, bashful, self-effacing, shrinking, unassuming, unassertive, reserved, reticent, quiet, timid, timorous, nervous, modest, demure, coy, meek, humble
private, secret, secretive, withdrawn, reclusive, media-shy, unsociable
rare seclusive, eremitic, eremitical, hermitic, anchoritic
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