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Not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily
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“Precisely because many locals are reticent about expressing love, this special day dedicated to love is particularly cherished.”
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Reluctant to proceed due to doubts or uncertainty
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“I am always reticent to say too much on other folks' blogs for fear of putting my foot in my mouth.”
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Lacking in courage or confidence
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Unsociable and unfriendly
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Cautious and having possible reservations
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Having a meaning that is mysterious or obscure
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Reluctant to proceed due to doubts or uncertainty
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Prone to speaking evasively, indirectly, or duplicitously
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Not clearly expressed or pronounced
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