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timorous
used in David Copperfield

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Definition timid (fearful) or shy
  • And the ladies,' observed Mr. Chillip, timorously, 'are great observers, sir.'
    Chapters 58-60 (66% in)
  • 'She had been summat timorous and down,' said Mr. Peggotty, and had sat, at first, a little way off, at her spinning, or such work as it was, when Em'ly talked to the children.
    Chapters 49-51 (62% in)

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