Sunday, 4 March 2012

word of the day:part six | reticent


ret·i·cent ˈrɛtɪsən
1. Inclined to keep one's thoughts, feelings, and personal affairs to oneself. To be silent.
2. Restrained or reserved in style.
3. Reluctant; unwilling.

[Latin reticns, reticent-, present participle of reticre, to keep silent : re-, re- + tacre, to be silent.]

reti·cent·ly | adv.

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