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Definitiontimid (fearful) or shy
- Melanie, however, did not seem to mind the smells, the wounds or the nakedness, which Scarlett thought strange in one who was the most timorous and modest of women.2.8 (95% in)
- Prissy climbed reluctantly from the wagon with many groans and timorously followed Scarlett up the avenue.3.24 (10% in)
- Uncle Peter feared him only a little less than the devil or the Ku Klux and even Mammy walked silently and timorously around him.4.42 (33% in)
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