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coquette

any hummingbird of the genus Lophornis, esp the crested Brazilian species L. magnifica
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One thing I like most about Victoria's statues is that she did not pose coquettishly or aim to please the eye.
It is not me you want," she said, smiling coquettishly, while brushing his hand away, "--but your long--dead mother who has come back from the dead and is here in this room with you to see you on your way
He was portraying a Syrian woman coquettishly complaining of how she has no privacy with her husband in a crowded refugee tent.
JUN22//JUL22 Some say you've been tenacious or demanding take it as a compliment ARE you hiding coquettishly behind your fan, just your eyes seen smiling as you titter with your mischievous friend?
The taste of a cheese depends on the quality of the soil and the grass of the area where the cows, whose milk goes into making it, are raised and fed," said the ambassador, as he spread a generous slice of the heart- shaped and coquettishly creamy Neufchatel, which he'd flown along with him from his mother's farm in Normandy, on a sliver of toasted bread.
Elsewhere former porn star Jenna Jameson, whose default setting seemed to be either sticking up one finger at the camera or sucking it coquettishly, led the Stateside "silicone and stripper heels" contingent, rounded off by the inflated chests and egos of Tila Tequila (nope, no idea) and reality TV "teen mom" Farrah Abraham.
Elsewhere former porn star Jenna Jameson, whose default setting seemed to be either sticking up one finger at the camera or sucking it coquettishly, led the Stateside 'silicone and stripper heels' contingent, rounded off by the inflated chests and egos of Tila Tequila (nope, no idea) and reality TV 'teen mom' Farrah Abraham.
Evincing a cowardice she shares with her mother, Helene--who smiles "dazzlingly and coquettishly at the salmon-colored face of the conductor" after he reprimands her for walking through a white passenger car (27)--Nel takes the "elaborate" way home from school for weeks in order to avoid the four white teenagers who "pushed her from hand to hand" one day, stopping only after "they grew tired of the frightened helpless face.
The female snake is said to have unmatchable beauty and she whispers coquettishly, just like a seductress (70, 74).
Sharp feathers cut across black straw numbers in the styles of 1939, while asymmetric rodeo hats sit coquettishly on the piled-up hairdos of the time.