coy (adj.) 2
unresponsive, distant, standoffish, disdainful
MA III.i.35 [Hero to Ursula, of Beatrice] I know her spirits are as coy and wild / As haggards of the rock
TG I.i.30 [Valentine to Proteus] [it boots thee not] To be in love, where scorn is bought with groans; / Coy looks, with heart-sore sighs
TG III.i.82 [Duke to Valentine, of Silvia] There is a lady of Verona here / Whom I affect; but she is nice, and coy
TNK V.ii.61 [Gaoler's Daughter to Gaoler, of Palamon's horse] he is like his master, coy and scornful
TS II.i.237 [Petruchio to Katherina] 'Twas told me you were rough, and coy, and sullen
Ven 96 [Venus to Adonis] 'Tis but a kiss I beg; why art thou coy?

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