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timorous
used in The Adventures of Augie March

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timid (fearful) or shy
  • He was a beer saufer; droopy, small, a humorist, wry, drawn, weak, his tone nosy and quinchy, his pants in creases under his paunch; his nose curved up and presented offended and timorous nostrils, and he had round, disingenuous eyes in which he showed he was strongly defended.
    Chapter 11 (69% in)

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