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timorous
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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timid (fearful) or shy
  • He turned a long you are wrong gaze on Stephen of timorous dark pride at the soft impeachment with a glance also of entreaty for he seemed to glean in a kind of a way that it wasn't all exactly.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (56% in)

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