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coquette

any hummingbird of the genus Lophornis, esp the crested Brazilian species L. magnifica
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Clare?" she said, coquettishly tossing her head at Adolph.
This picturesque attire set him off to great advantage; and when he had bound the scarf around his waist, and when his hat, placed coquettishly on one side, let fall on his shoulder a stream of ribbons, Franz was forced to confess that costume has much to do with the physical superiority we accord to certain nations.
window, Fanny laughed coquettishly and said, 'Did you ever see such a fool, my love?'
Nana Amoo-Gottfried is a charismatic Cat, wiggling his tail coquettishly as he brags about his abilities and savours the mayhem he's causing.
Like any drawing-room farce, the plot is simple enough: Kim will pledge to abandon his nuclear weapons someday, while coquettishly concealing any details about the program that produces them, and Trump will promise to shower wealth on the Kim dynasty if he does.
Like any drawing-room farce, the plot is simple enough: Kim will pledge to abandon his nuclear weapons someday, while coquettishly concealing any details about the programme that produces them, and Trump will promise to shower wealth on the Kim dynasty if he does.
Rachel McAdams coquettishly fielding a compliment from a thug who's about to kill her in Game Night .
At first, she coquettishly brushes away her grandson's off-camera inquiries ("Oh Aslanbek, this was something no one wants to hear about") but by the end she cannot bear to speak.
The sun has fallen below the northwest side of the stands before the opening of Aaron Copland's "Fanfarefor the Common Man" and Mickfashes onstage in lavender cape, feather headdress, a red-and-white, figured two-piece jump suit--all the while coquettishly twirling a bamboo parasol in front of him in a parody of Chinese formality.
photo lighting, her head titled almost coquettishly,
One thing I like most about Victoria's statues is that she did not pose coquettishly or aim to please the eye.