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timorous
used in Oliver Twist

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timid (fearful) or shy
  • ...the group, peeping timorously over each other's shoulders, beheld no more formidable object than poor little Oliver Twist,
    Chapter 28 — Looks after Oliver, and Proceeds with His Adventures (85% in)
timorously = timidly

(editor's note:  In this context, peeping is a synonym for looking.)
There are no more uses of "timorous" in Oliver Twist.

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