Day-59 (Reticent)

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Word:
Reticent

Status:
Adjective

Meaning:
Not willing to tell people about things.

Sentences:
1) The panel decided to investigate the fraud charged against the company, which has always been reticent of its internal operations.
2) He is, by nature, a reticent person.

Origin:
Latin reticent-, reticens, present participle of reticēre which means 'to keep silent'.

First use:
circa 1834

Synonyms:
close, closemouthed, secretive, tight-mouthed

Antonyms:
communicative, open

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