Not forward but reticent or reserved in manner
On retiring from office Seward returned to the practice of law.
He was appointed in 1911 to succeed Earl Grey as governor-general of Canada, retiring from this office in 1916.
The retiring sheriff was still officially connected to Ouray County law enforcement.
I took time before retiring for the day to telephone Martha with the good news Julie's break in was a false alarm.
In 1873, she was elected a life governor of University College, London, and in 1882 became secretary of Girton College, Cambridge, retiring in 1904.