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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·mure /dɪˈmjʊr/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·mure a.
 1. Of sober or serious mien; composed and decorous in bearing; of modest look; staid; grave.
    Sober, steadfast, and demure.   --Milton.
    Nan was very much delighted in her demure way, and that delight showed itself in her face and in her clear bright eyes.   --W. Black.
 2. Affectedly modest, decorous, or serious; making a show of gravity.
    A cat lay, and looked so demure, as if there had been neither life nor soul in her.   --L'Estrange.
    Miss Lizzy, I have no doubt, would be as demure and coquettish, as if ten winters more had gone over her head.   --Miss Mitford.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·mure, v. i. To look demurely. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or
            provocative way [syn: coy, overmodest]