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Definitiontimid (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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