reserved; uncommunicative; inclined to keep silent
Because he is so reticent, many people think he must be arrogant, but his friends know that in fact he is just shy.
re (again)#tacere (to be silent) (Latin)
garrulous, loquacious, verbose, voluble
REHTA+SHANT. shant rehne waal i. e a person who doesn't talk or who is reserved in speech. Cent (Saint) is stereotypically reluctant to speak or draw attention to themselves. 50Cent -> talks too much. on the contrary. reticent-> talk less REserved and silENT