modest (part of speech: adjective)
unexcitable (part of speech: adjective)
serious (part of speech: adjective)
" Do you know," a demure
person, an awful blank look coming over her face, " what I want has gone quite out of my head."
- "Walking-Stick Papers", Robert Cortes Holliday.
Surprise and satisfaction were both for an instant to be read upon his eager face, though when she glanced round to find out the cause of his silence he had become as demure
- "The Adventure of the Cardboard Box", Arthur Conan Doyle.
" Oh ay, sir," said Hamish, with a demure
twinkle in his eye.
- "Macleod of Dare", William Black.